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:

Diessel, Holger (2003). Demonstratives in language use and grammar.

URL: http://www.unirsm.sm/dcom/2003/Functional/Abstract/Diessel%20handout%20San%20Marino.pdf

(Last accessed 2006-02-18).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2378&langcode=deu (2020-08-04).


Example #1:

    Das      ist mein       Auto
    DEM is        my        car
    `That's my car.'
Example #2:

    (a)   kuningin thia richun
    queen      DEM mighty
    `the mighty queen'
Example #3:

    (b)   ich bim Gabriel       thie azstantu fora       gote.
    I am Gabriel          DEM standing in front of god
    `I am Gabriel standing in front of God.'
Example #4:

    Derjenige, der das gemacht hat, wird bestraft.
    the one    who this did            has will be punished
    `The one who has done this will be punished.'