ODIN

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:

Jeffrey Lidz (2001). THE ARGUMENT STRUCTURE OF VERBAL REFLEXIVES.

URL: http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~jlidz/vrmfin.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 134&langcode=ita (2019-08-20).

 

Example #1:

    (64)    a.      Maria si guarda
    Maria REFL watches
    `Maria watches herself'
Example #2:

    b.      Il vetro si    rompe
    The glass REFL breaks
    `The glass breaks'
Example #3:

    c.      Gianni si apre gli occhi
    Gianni REFL opens the eyes
    `Gianni opened his eyes' (externally caused)
Example #4:

    (65)    a.       questo preoccupa Gianni
    this   worries Gianni
    'This worries Gianni'
Example #5:

    b.     * Gianni si   preoccupa
    Gianni REFL worries
    'Gianni worries himself'
Example #6:

    (68)    Gianni si preoccupa di questo
    Gianni REFL worries of this
    'Gianni gets worried from this'
Example #7:

    (70) * Gianni si   sembra simpatico
    Gianni REFL seems nice
    'Gianni seems to himself to be nice'