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:

Yoshihisa Kitagawa, Dorian Roehrs & Satoshi Tomioka (2004). Multiple Wh-interpretations.

URL: http://www.indiana.edu/~ykling/KitagawaEtal2004GLOW.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2062&langcode=deu (2020-08-11).


Example #1:

    (22) a. Wer                liebt      wen
    W h o - NO M        loves who-ACC
    'Who lov es who(m) ?'
Example #2:

    b. Wen       liebt wer?
    Who-ACC loves  w h o - NO M
    `Lit: Who(m) does who love?'
Example #3:

    a. Wer     hat             wen     verführt?
    who-NOM has             who-ACC seduced
    'Who (= who of two) sedu ced who (= who of two)?'