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:

PETER ACKEMA & AD NEELEMAN (2000). M-selection and phrasal affixation.

URL: http://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/home/PUB/WPL/00papers/ackema_neeleman.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 225&langcode=spa (2020-08-10).


Example #1:

    (59) a.        El tocar de la guitarra de María me pone nervioso
    the play-INF of the guitar of Maria me makes nervous
    `Mary's playing of the guitar makes me nervous'
Example #2:

    b.      El tocar la guitarra de María es muy elegante
    the play-INF the guitar of Maria is very elegant
    `Mary's playing the guitar is very elegant'
Example #3:

    c.      El cantar yo La Traviata traerá malas consecuencias
    the sing-INF I La Traviata will-lead bad results
    `my singing La Traviata will have bad consequences'
Example #4:

    (60) Nuestro cantar-las le irrita
    our sing-them him irritates
    `Our singing them irritates him'