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:

Kyle Johnson (2004). Chapter 8.

URL: http://www-unix.oit.umass.edu/~kbj/ling601/Content/601Chapter08.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1643&langcode=fra (2020-08-11).


Example #1:

    (40)    a.       Jean est fidèle à ses parents.
    John is faithful to his parents
    `John is faithful to his parents.'
Example #2:

    b.       Jean leur      est fidèle.
    Jean to-them is faithful
    `John is faithful to them.'
Example #3:

    (41)   a.     Marie le croyait heureux.
    Mary him believed happy
    `Mary believed him happy.'
Example #4:

    b. * Marie lui    croyait le cadeau envoyé depuis longtemps.
    Mary to-him believed the gift      sent a long time ago
    `Mary believed the gift (to be) sent to him a long time ago.'