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:

John Frederick Bailyn (2004). Knowing Generative Syntax.

URL: http://www.sinc.sunysb.edu/Clubs/nels/jbailyn/NS04-7(moreWH).pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2112&langcode=fra (2020-08-11).


Example #1:

    10)    a.     *Jean souvent            embrasse       Marie.
    John often             kisses         Mary
    'John often sees Mary.'
Example #2:

    b.     *Jean ne         pas     voit   Marie.
    John part. NEG sees Mary
    'John does not see Mary.'