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:

Paul Kiparsky (1997). The Rise of Positional Licensing.

URL: http://www.stanford.edu/~kiparsky/Papers/kemenade.new.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1578&langcode=deu (2020-08-04).


Example #1:

    (36)    a. Mir      gefallen diese Autos.
    Me-DAT like-PL    these cars
    `I like these cars'
Example #2:

    (42)      a. Sie       verbietet ihrem     Sohn       das        Rauchen.
    She-NOM forbid-3Sg her-DAT son-DAT the-ACC smoking-ACC
    `She forbade her son to smoke.'
Example #3:

    (50)    a.    Hat das ihm           zur Verfugung gestanden?
    has that him-DAT to disposal        stood
    `Has that been at his disposal?'
Example #4:

    b.    Hat ihm         das zur Verfugung gestanden?
    has him-DAT that to disposal      stood
    `Has he had that at his disposal?'