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:

Judith Tonhauser (2001). An Approach to Polarity Sensitivity and Negative Concord by Lexical Underspeciļ¬cation.

URL: http://cslipublications.stanford.edu/HPSG/1/hpsg00tonhauser.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1437&langcode=deu (2020-08-11).


Example #1:

    (40)        a.    Peter war nicht sonderlich b egeistert von dem         Vorschlag.
    Peter was not particularly excited      of the         suggestion
    `Peter was not particularly excited ab out the su      ggestion.'
Example #2:

    (41)   a.   Peter    braucht    keine Schuhe zu putzen.
    Peter    needs      no shoes to clean
    `Peter    doesn't    need to clean shoes.'
Example #3:

    b.   Peter    braucht    die Schuhe niemals zu putzen.
    Peter    needs      the shoes never to clean
    `Peter    doesn't    ever need to clean the shoes.'