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:

Volker Gast & Peter Siemund (2006). Rethinking the relationship between SELF-intensifiers and reflexives.

URL: http://www.philologie.fu-berlin.de/~gast/home/papdf/self.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2502&langcode=deu (2020-08-11).


Example #1:

    (7) Johann mag sich / *selbst.
    John likes REFL SELF
    `John likes himself.'
Example #2:

    (8) [Der Präsident selbst / *sich] eröffnete die Sitzung.
    DET president SELF REFL opened the meeting
    `The president himself opened the meeting.'
Example #3:

    (9) Johann hat [den Rasen selbst / *sich gemäht].
    John     has DET lawn SELF REFL mown
    `John has mown the lawn himself.'
Example #4:

    (60)   Hans hat sich verletzt.
    Hans has REFL injured
    `John got hurt.' or `John injured himself.'