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:

Guido Seiler (2004). On three types of dialect variation, and their implications for linguistic theory. Evidence from ver.

URL: http://www.ds.unizh.ch/gseiler/downloads/seiler3types.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 148&langcode=gsw (2021-10-23).


Example #1:

    a. ...ob      si     das     Auto       schon      hed zahld
    whether she the          car        already    has paid
    `(I have no idea) whether she has   already paid for the car'
Example #2:

    b. ...ob      är     äis wil              hiraten
    whether he       ever wants           get_married
    `(Well, I don't know) whether he    ever wants to get married'
Example #3:

    c. I       han       erscht mit           vierzg glehrt fahren
    I      have      only     with        40       learned drive
    `I learned to drive only with 40'
Example #4:

    (26)    a.   wil       de   Joggel es          gottlett wott
    because the (name) a              cutlet   wants eat
    `because Joggel wants to eat a cutlet'