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:

M. Becker (2003). Structure-based Dependencies and Crosslinguistic Differences.

URL: http://www.unc.edu/~mbecker/lectnotes/Ling30a/syn4.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1720&langcode=deu (2019-04-26).


Example #1:

    a. Jens kaufte ein Buch
    Jens bought a book
    "Jens bought a book"
Example #2:

    b. Jens soll     ein Buch kaufen
    Jens should a book buy
    "Jens should buy a book"
Example #3:

    c. der Junge hat den Hund mit einem Stock geschlagen
    the boy has the dog with a          stick hit
    "The boy hit the dog with a stick"
Example #4:

    e. eine weisse Blume
    a    white flower
    "a white flower"
Example #5:

    f. Kathrin sagte, dass Jens ein Buch kaufte
    Kathrin said that Jens a book bought
    "Kathrin said that Jens bought a book"
Example #6:

    g. Kathrin sagte, dass Jens ein Buch kaufen soll
    Kathrin said that Jens a book buy        should
    "Kathrin said that Jens should buy a book"