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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:

Liina Pylkkanen (2000). What Applicative Heads Apply To.

URL: http://web.mit.edu/liina/Public/PLC-applicatives.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1363&langcode=fin (2019-01-19).


Example #1:

    ( 8 ) a.   Minu-lla on koira.
    I-ADE is dog
    `I have a dog'
Example #2:

    b.    Liisa         kirjoitti Mati-lle    kirjee-n.
    Liisa.NOM wrote Matti-ALL           letter-ACC
    `Liisa wrote Matti a letter'
Example #3:

    c.    Liisa         myi       Mati-lta    talo-n.
    Liisa.NOM sold          Matti-ABL   house-ACC
    `Liisa sold a house from Matti'
Example #4:

    Minä      näyti-n       jokaise-lle opiskelija-lle hänen arvosana-nsa
    I.NOM show-1SG every-TOP student-TOP his/her grade-PossCl
    `I showed every student their grade'
Example #5:

    Minä      keräsi-n     jokaise-lta opiskelija-lta hänen lopputyö-nsä
    (Lit: `I collected every student their final project')
Example #6:

    Pekka keräsi joltakin tytöltä jokaisen kirja-n.
    Pekka.NOM collected some.FROMP girl-FROMP every book.ACC
    (Lit: `Pekka collected some girl all the books')
Example #7:

    *Minu-lta juoksi lapsi.
    I-FROMP ran child
    `My child ran on me'