The Online Database of Interlinear Text


The following interlinear glossed text data was extracted from a document found on the World Wide Web via a semi-automated process. The data presented here could contain corruption (degraded or missing characters), so the source document (link below) should be consulted to ensure accuracy. If you use any of the data shown here for research purposes, be sure to cite ODIN and the source document. Please use the following citation record or variant thereof:

Bickel, Balthasar (1999). Principles of event framing:genetic stability in grammar and discourse.

URL: http://www.uni-leipzig.de/~bickel/research/papers/events.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-06-01).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1262&langcode=deu (2020-08-11).


Example #1:

    a. Der              Junge             lieb-t           Äpfel.
    ART:MsNOM boy(M):sNOM love-3sNPT apple(M):pACC
    `The boy loves apples.'
Example #2:

    a´. der         Äpfel                    lieb-end-e            Junge.
    ART:MsNOM apple(M):pACC lov-ACT.P-MsNOM                   boy(M):sNOM
    `the boy who loves apples'
Example #3:

    b. Dem         Jungen        schmeck-en                 Äpfel.
    ART:MsDAT boy(M):sDAT be.tasty-3pNPT apple(M):pNOM
    `The boy finds apples tasty.'
Example #4:

    b´. *der          Äpfel                    schmeck-end-e              Junge
    ART:MsNOM apple(M):pACC              be.tasty-ACT.P-MsNOM boy(M):sNOM
    `the boy who finds apples tasty'