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:

Jürgen Bohnemeyer (2000). TIME REFERENCE ACROSS LANGUAGES.

URL: http://www.mpi.nl/world/persons/private/bohnem/lotboh5.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2749&langcode=fra (2018-07-18).

 

Example #1:

    (5) a. (Quand) Pierre entra,          Marie téléphona.
    FRE    when    Pierre   entered(PAST) Marie   phoned(PAST                               )
    `(When) Pierre entered, Marie made a phone call.'
Example #2:

    b. (Quand) Pierre         entra,             Marie            téléphonait.
    when         Pierre    entered(PAST)     Marie             was phoning(IMPERF)
    `(When) Pierre entered, Marie was talking on the phone.' (Kamp & Rohrer 1983: 25
Example #3:

    Il lui sourit.            Un moment après                  elle pleurait.
    he her smiled(PAST)       a moment after                   she         was crying(IMPERF)
    later, she was crying.' (Kamp & Rohrer 1983: 258)