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:

Pauli Salo (2003). CAUSATIVES AND THE EMPTY LEXICON.

URL: http://ethesis.helsinki.fi/julkaisut/hum/psyko/vk/salo/causativ.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1365&langcode=jpn (2018-04-26).

 

Example #1:

    (115) Naomi-wa Ken-wo kuukoo ko-sase-ta
    Naomi-nom Ken-acc airport come-caus
    `Naomi had Ken to come the airport.'
Example #2:

    (116) Ken-wa Naomi-ni Tomio-wo tazune-sase-ta
    Ken-nom Naomi-dat Tomio-acc visit-caus-past
    `Ken made Naomi to visit Tomio.'
Example #3:

    yom-(s)ase-ta
    read-caus-past
    `Erebus made Charon read the book in her own house.'
Example #4:

    (183) *Erebus-ga Charon-o       zibun-no uti-de korosi-ta
    Erebus-nom Charon-acc self-gen house-in kill-past
    'Erebus killed Charon in her own house.'