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:

Jan-Wouter Zwart (2005). Verb second as a function of Merge.

URL: http://odur.let.rug.nl/~zwart/docs/v2merge.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2571&langcode=deu (2020-08-04).


Example #1:

    (50)   a.     ...weil   di e   Kommission nichts      als   meckerte
    because the      committee nothing but        grumbled
    `..because the committee did nothing but grumble'
Example #2:

    b.     Die Kommission hat        nichts   als              gemeckert
    the   committee has nothing but                     grumble-PART
    `The committee did nothing but grumble.'