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:

Martha McGinnis (2004). Lethal Ambiguity.

URL: http://www.ucalgary.ca/~mcginnis/papers/LI2004.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1543&langcode=nld (2018-06-20).

 

Example #1:

    (16)   a.      Het boek werd        Mary gegeven.
    the book    was      Mary given
    `The book was given to Mary.'                                 (Koster 1978:156)
Example #2:

    b.    * {Zij werd / De meisjes werden} het boek               gegeven.
    she was      / the girls      were         the book   given
    `She was / the girls were given the book.'
Example #3:

    (17)   Jani werd          zichzelfi ti getoond.
    Jan becomes        himself         shown
    `Jan was shown to himself.'
Example #4:

    (49)   a.     * {Zij werd / De meisjes werden} het boek                     gegeven.
    she was       / the girls         were            the book   given
    `She was / the girls were given the book.'                                     (
Example #5:

    b.    * Ik rende hem.
    I    ran     him
    `I ran for him.' (OK: Ik rende voor hem.)
Example #6:

    c.     * Ik at     haar de speculaas           op.
    I    ate her the gingerbread up
    `I ate the gingerbread for her.' (OK: Ik at de speculaas voor haar op.)