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:

MARTIN HASPELMATH (2002). Explaining the Ditransitive Person-Role Constraint.

URL: http://www.eva.mpg.de/~haspelmt/DPRC2.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2503&langcode=fra (2020-08-11).


Example #1:

    a. (1>3) Agnès me          la           présentera.
    Agnès       1SG.REC       3SG.F.THM          present.     FUT.3SG
    'Agnès will introduce her to me.'
Example #2:

    b. (3>1) *Agnès me                    lui               présentera.
    Agnès           1SG.THM    3  SG.F.REC       present.     FUT.3SG
    'Agnès will introduce me to her.'
Example #3:

    c.         Agnès           me         présentera                à      elle.
    Agnès           1SG.THM    present.   FUT.3SG        to     her
    'Agnès will introduce me to her.'