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:

Roumyana Pancheva and Arnim von Stechow (2003). On the Present Perfect Puzzle.

URL: http://www-rcf.usc.edu/~pancheva/nels34.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1633&langcode=deu (2020-08-11).


Example #1:

    (i)      Maria wartet seit            gestern       auf Hans.               (Musan 2003)
    Maria waits         since    yesterday     on Hans
    `Maria has been waiting on Hans since yesterday.'
Example #2:

    (iii)    *Maria wohnt in LA ab                 d em      Jahr     2000.
    Maria lives        in LA from        the       year     2000
    `Alexandra has lived in LA since 2000.'
Example #3:

    (11)     a. Fritz ist in 10 Tagen krank.
    Fritz is in 10 days         sick
    `Fritz will be sick in 10 days.'
Example #4:

    b. Nächste Woche        ist das Wetter                      schlecht.
    next      week       is the weather                      bad
    `Next week the weather will be bad.'