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:

Boeckx, Cedric (2000). Quirky Agreement.

URL: http://www.sinc.sunysb.edu/Clubs/nels/jbailyn/BoeckzQuirky.pdf

(Last accessed 2006-01-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1732&langcode=spa (2020-08-10).

 

Example #1:

    (31) Este taxistai                 parece      [ti estar cansado]
    This taxi-driver              seems           be tired
    `This taxi-driver             seems      to be tired'
Example #2:

    (32) *Este taxistai                 nos       parece [ti estar cansado]
    This taxi-driver               to-us     seems       be   tired
    `This taxi-driver             seems      to us to be tired'