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:

Ihsane, Tabea and Genoveva Puskás (2001). SPECIFIC IS NOT DEFINITE.

URL: http://www.unige.ch/lettres/linge/syntaxe/journal/2/3.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-02-15).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 265&langcode=fra (2020-08-11).


Example #1:

    b.    Jean a raté         le bus.
    John has missed the bus
    `John missed the bus.'
Example #2:

    b.      Jean a raté le train.
    John has missed the train
    `John missed the train.'
Example #3:

    c.      Un étudiant est venu voir la professeur.
    a student is come to -see the professor
    `A student came to see the professor.'
Example #4:

    (36)       il    y a ce gars qui entre dans le café                       French
    there Y has this guy who enters in the café
    `there's this guy who enters the café'