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:

Cysouw, Michael (2003). The influence of sentence type on the position of special clitics.

URL: http://www.zas.gwz-berlin.de/mitarb/homepage/cysouw/files/cysouwDGFS.pdf

(Last accessed 2006-02-18).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2357&langcode=por (2019-03-25).


Example #1:

    a.    o       João   ajudou-me                                          DECL: postposed
    ART NAME helped-1SG.ACC
    `Joao helped me.'
Example #2:

    b.    onde      a              viste?                                       WH: preposed
    where 3SG.FEM.ACC saw.2SG
    `Where did you see her?'
Example #3:

    c.    come-o!                                                             IMP: postposed
    `Eat it!'
Example #4:

    a.    os      rapazes ajudaram-me
    ART boys          helped.3PL-1SG.ACC
    `The boys helped me.'
Example #5:

    b.    todos os        rapazes me           ajudaram
    all     ART     boys      1SG.ACC helped.3PL
    `All the boys helped me.'
Example #6:

    c.    alguém      me            ajudou
    someone 1SG.ACC           helped.3SG
    `Someone helped me.'
Example #7:

    até  o    Pedro    me           deu uma prenda
    even DEM NAME 1SG.DAT gave.3SG ART present
    `EVEN PEDRO gave me a present.'