The Online Database of Interlinear Text


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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=nld (2018-10-21).


Example #1:

    b.   Dutch        waarom vraag je het dan niet, je hebt toch een tong in je mond?
    why ask you it then not you have though a tongue in your mouth
    `why don't you ask, you have a tongue, don't you?'
Example #2:

    (4) a.   Dutch        heb je je tong verloren?
    have you your tongue lose.PP
    `can't you speak?'
Example #3:

    (6) a.   Dutch      de tongen komen in beweging
    the tongue come in motion
    `people begin to talk'
Example #4:

    (11) a.   Dutch      een lange tong hebben
    a long tongue have
    `to talk a lot, to gossip'
Example #5:

    c.   Dutch      Het hart ligt hem op de tong
    the heart lies him on the tongue
    `he is honest'
Example #6:

    b.   Dutch        ik stond met mijn mond vol tanden.
    I stand.PAST with my mouth full tooth.PL
    `I didn't know what to say'
Example #7:

    d.   Dutch     zijn mond voorbij.praten
    POSS.3SG   mouth past.speak
    `to say more than one should'
Example #8:

    (26) a.   Dutch      Het lag me op de lippen.
    it lie.PAST me on the lip.   PL
    `it was on the tip of my tongue'