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 and Vladimir Borschev (2000). Some Puzzles of Predicate Possessives.

URL: http://www-unix.oit.umass.edu/~partee/docs/partee-puzzles.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 277&langcode=deu (2020-08-11).


Example #1:

    (i)      Dieser      Bücher sind meine alte.
    These-n.pl. book-n.pl are my-n.pl. old-n.pl.
    `These books are my old ones.'
Example #2:

    (ii)     * Dieser Bücher sind teuer            neu(e).
    These-n.pl. book-n.pl. are expensive new
    `These books are expensive new ones.'