The Online Database of Interlinear Text


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URL: http://semlab1.sbs.sunysb.edu/Users/fmar/egg_2005/pylkkanen_2002_ch2.pdf

(Last accessed 2006-02-11).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2134&langcode=fin (2018-10-18).


Example #1:

    Sö -i-n          tomaati-n        raaka -na.
    eat-PAST-1SG tomato-ACC           raw-ESSIVE
    `I ate a tomato raw'
Example #2:

    Liisa       kirjoitti Mati- lle kirjee-n.
    Liisa.NOM wrote Matti-ALL letter-ACC
    `Liisa wrote Matti a letter'
Example #3:

    Liisa-lle    tuli     kolme kirjettä
    Liisa-ABL came three letters
    `Liisa got three letters'
Example #4:

    Liisa-lta       tippui   avaimet.
    Liisa-ABL       dropped  keys
    `Liisa dropped her keys'
Example #5:

    Jokui     varasti Sanna -ltaj     avaimet  juovuksissa(i/*j).
    somebody stole Sanna -ABL         keys.ACC drunk
    `Somebody stole the keys from Sanna drunk'
Example #6:

    Sanna -ltaj     varastettiin avaimet juovuksissa(j)
    Sanna -ABL      stole.PASS keys.ACC drunk
    `Sanna got her keys stolen drunk'
Example #7:

    *Jussi        istui   Riina - lle auto-ssa
    Jussi.NOM sat         Riina -ALL car-INESS
    'Jussi sat in Rina's car'
Example #8:

    *Jussi        istui   Riina - lta auto-ssa
    Jussi.NOM sat         Riina -ABL car-INESS
    'Jussi sat in Rina's car'
Example #9:

    (109)       Jussi       istui     Riina - lla auto-ssa
    Jussi.NOM sat         Riina -ALL car-INESS
    'Riina had Jussi sitting in the car'