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:

James E. Lavine (2000). Chapter 4.

URL: http://www.jpblevins.net/pdf/jl39.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1325&langcode=deu (2020-08-11).


Example #1:

    (2) (a) Der        Beamte hat den         Vorschlag    abgelehnt.
    the.NOM official has the.ACC proposal          rejected
    ` The official has rejected the proposal. '
Example #2:

    (3) (a) Viele Leute haben in der Kuche geraucht.
    many people have in the kitchen smoked
    ` Many people have smoked in the kitchen. '
Example #3:

    (4) (a) Die       Lehrerin hat diesen      Kindern        schon geholfen.
    the.NOM teacher has these.DAT children.DAT already helped
    ` The teacher has already helped these children. '
Example #4:

    (b) Diesen     Kindern       wurde (von der Lehrerin) schon geholfen.
    these.DAT children.DAT was      by the teacher already helped
    ` These children were already helped by the teacher. '
Example #5:

    (5) (a) Viele Leute sind in der Kuche geblieben.
    many people are in the kitchen remained
    ` Many people have remained in the kitchen. '
Example #6:

    (6) (a) Die Tagung hat eine Woche gedauert.
    the meeting has one week lasted
    ` The meeting lasted a week. '
Example #7:

    (b) *Eine Woche wurde (von der Tagung) gedauert.
    one week was          by the meeting lasted
    ` *A week was lasted by the meeting. '