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:

Gunter Radden (2002). The folk model of language.

URL: http://www.metaphorik.de/01/Radden.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1384&langcode=fin (2018-10-22).


Example #1:

    b.   Finnish    olla äänessä
    be voice.INESSIVE
    `to be speaking'
Example #2:

    d.   Finnish    korottaa äänensä
    raise voice.ACC. POSS.3SG
    `to speak up'
Example #3:

    (7) a.   Finnish    hillitä kielensä
    bridle tongue.ACC.   POSS.3SG
    `to remain silent although you would like to give your opinion'
Example #4:

    (9)        Finnish   nyt se tipahti kieleltäni
    now it fall.PAST tongue.AB      LATIVE.POSS.1SG
    `I have just forgotten it'
Example #5:

    d.   Finnish    tuki suus!i
    hold mouth.   ACC.POSS.2SG
    `shut up'
Example #6:

    f.   Finnish   soittaa suuta
    play mouth.    PART
    `to twaddle'