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:

Judith Berman, Stefanie Dipper, Christian Fortmann, Jonas Kuhn (1998). Argument clauses and correlative es in German es deriving discourse properties in a unification anal.

URL: http://www.ling.uni-potsdam.de/~dipper/papers/lfg98.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1747&langcode=deu (2020-08-11).


Example #1:

    (19)       Im Garten hoppeln Kaninchen.
    in-the garden hop     rabbits
    `There are rabbits hopping in the garden.'
Example #2:

    (i)          a. Im Meer zu schwimmen macht Spa .
    in-the sea to swim           makes fun
    `Swimming in the sea is fun.'
Example #3:

    b. Im Meer zu schwimmen hat Spa gemacht.
    in-the sea to swim           has fun made
    `Swimming in the sea was fun.'
Example #4:

    (ii)         a. Ich ho e, da es Anna gut geht.
    I hope that it A. wel l goes
    `I hope that Anna is well.'
Example #5:

    b. Mich beunruhigt, da es Anna schlecht geht.
    me worries         that it A. bad        goes
    `I'm worried about the fact that Anna is not well.'
Example #6:

    (i)         a. (?) Theo hat den ganzen Wegi die Steine gezahlt, mit denen eri gep astert ist.
    T. has the whole road the stones counted with which it paved              is
    `(Walking) along the roadi , Theo counted the stones iti is paved with.'
Example #7:

    b. (?) Theo hat den ganzen Winteri darauf geho t, da eri endlich zu Ende geht.
    T. has the whole winter for-it hoped that it nal ly to end goes
    `All winteri long Theo hoped iti (winter) wouldsoonbeover.'
Example #8:

    c. *Theo hat den ganzen Wegi uber ihni ge ucht, weil er so holperig ist.
    T. has the whole road about it cursed, because it so bumpy is
    `(Walking) along the roadi , Theo cursed iti because it is so bumpy.'
Example #9:

    d. *Theo hat den ganzen Winteri uber ihni ge ucht, weil er nicht zu Ende gehen wollte.
    T. has the whole winter about it cursed, because it not to end go would
    `All winteri long Theo cursed iti because it wouldn't end.'
Example #10:

    weil *(es) deine Vorhersagen beweist, da er den Hans eingeladen hat
    because (it) your predictions proves that he the H. invited has
    `. . . because the fact that he invited Hans proved your predictions correct.'
Example #11:

    ?Ich glaube, da meine Theorien unterstutzt, da solche Satze moglich sind.
    I believe that my theories supports that such sentences possible are
    'I believe the fact that suchsentences are possible supports my theories.'