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:

Louise McNally (1998). Existential sentences without existential quantification.

URL: http://www.upf.es/dtf/personal/louisemcnally/exlpss-c.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 279&langcode=cat (2022-01-19).


Example #1:

    (23)       a. Hi havia la Joana a la festa.
    There was the Joan to the party.
    `Joan was at the party.'
Example #2:

    c. Hi havia tota classe de cotxes a la cursa.
    There was every class of cars at the race.
    `There were all kinds of cars in the race.'