ODIN

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:

Barbara H. Partee (1998). Copula Inversion Puzzles in English and Russian*.

URL: http://people.umass.edu/partee/docs/FASLBEfinalPartee.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2532&langcode=deu (2019-07-19).

 

Example #1:

    (4) Was Hans essen wollte war einen Apfel.
    what Hans eat wanted was an apple-ACC
    `What Hans wanted to eat was an apple.' (specificational)
Example #2:

    (5) Was Hans essen wollte war ein Apfel.
    what Hans eat wanted was an apple-NOM
    `What Hans wanted to eat was an apple.' (predicational)