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:

McGinnis, Martha (1999). Reflexive clitics and the specifiers of vP.

URL: http://www.ucalgary.ca/~mcginnis/papers/MWPL35.pdf

(Last accessed 2006-02-11).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2146&langcode=fra (2020-08-10).


Example #1:

    c.       Pierre était / *avait frappé.
    Pierre was/has        hit
    `Pierre was hit.'
Example #2:

    (21)   a.       Jean le fait     reveler *le / au     juge.
    J.    it makes reveal the / to-the judge
    `Jean is making the judge reveal it.'
Example #3:

    b.    Jean fait    se reveler le/*au          juge.
    J.    makes self reveal the / to-the judge
    `Jean is making the judge reveal himself.'
Example #4:

    (22)   a.    Il    restait   un problème important        que...
    there remained a problem important           that
    `There remained an important problem that...' (Martin 1970:381)
Example #5:

    b.    Il    a été mangé     beaucoup de pommes           hier soir.
    there have been eaten many of apples               last evening
    `Many apples were eaten last night.'               (Kayne 1975:245)
Example #6:

    d.   * Il    a parlé     beaucoup de ministres     hier soir.
    there have spoken many of ministers         last evening
    `Many ministers spoke last night.'     (Philippe Schlenker, p.c.)