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:

Sauerland, Uli (2000). No `No': On the Crosslinguistic Absence of a Determiner `No'.

URL: http://www.zas.gwz-berlin.de/mitarb/homepage/sauerland/proceedings/tsukuba00.pdf

(Last accessed 2006-03-10).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2527&langcode=deu (2020-08-04).


Example #1:

    (20)      a. weil keine Beispiele bekannt sein mĘ ussen
    since no examples known be must
    `since it's not necessary that examples are known'
Example #2:

    b. Ein Beispiel ist dem Hans nicht bekannt.
    An example is the John not known.
    `John doesn't know one example.'