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:

Liina Pylkkanen (2001). Root-selecting, Verb-selecting and VoiceP-selecting Causatives.

URL: http://web.mit.edu/liina/Public/Pylkkanen-NELS2001.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2625&langcode=fin (2018-12-18).


Example #1:

    a. Kenraali marssi-tti            sotilaat pello-n yli        nopeasti.
    sergant       march-CAUSE soldiers field over quickly
    OK: `The sergant made the soldiers MARCH QUICKLY over the field'
Example #2:

    a. Ulla           rakenn-utti     Mati-lla     uude-n       toimistopöydä-n innokkaasti.
    Ulla.NOM build-CAUS Matti-ADE new-ACC officetable-ACC enthusiastically
    (ii)     *`Ulla had Matti ENTHUSIASTICALLY BUILD a new officedesk' (Finnish)