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:

John Frederick Bailyn (2002). Generalized Inversion.

URL: http://www.sinc.sunysb.edu/Clubs/nels/jbailyn/GeneralizedInversion.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 252&langcode=fra (2020-08-10).


Example #1:

    a. Je vais          que Jean embrasse souvent Marie.                                    S-V-adv-O
    I     know that       Jean kisses     often       Mary
    "I know that John kisses often Mary." (out in English)
Example #2:

    b. *Je vais        que Jean souvent embrasse Marie.                                    *S-adv-V-O
    I     know that Jean often            kisses      Mary
    "I know that John often kisses Mary." (ok in English)