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:

Paul Portner & Raffaella Zanuttini (2005). The Representation of Force in Imperatives.

URL: http://www.georgetown.edu/faculty/portnerp/LSA_Handout_3.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2945&langcode=ita (2020-08-10).


Example #1:

    (7)     Mangia-lo!
    eat-it     (imp.)
    `Eat it!' (2nd sg.)
Example #2:

    (8)     a. Non mangia-r-lo!
    neg eat-inf-it
    `Don't eat it!' (2nd sg.)
Example #3:

    b. Non lo mangia-re!
    neg it eat-inf
    `Don't eat it!' (2nd sg.)
Example #4:

    (9)     Lo mangi!
    it eat    (sub j.)
    `Eat it!' (2nd sg., polite/formal)
Example #5:

    (10)     Non lo mangi!
    neg it eat    (sub j.)
    `Don't eat it!' (2nd sg., polite/formal)
Example #6:

    (11)     Mangia-te-lo!
    eat-it        (ind.)
    `Eat it!' (2nd pl.)
Example #7:

    (12)     Non mangia-te-lo!
    neg eat-it        (ind.)
    `Don't eat it!' (2nd pl.)
Example #8:

    (13)     Nessuno lo mangi!
    nobody it eat     (sub j.)
    `Nobody eat it!'
Example #9:

    (14)   a. Scrivilo!    (Italian)
    `Write it!' (2nd sg.)
Example #10:

    c. Non scriverlo!
    neg write.inf-it
    `Don't write it!' (2nd sg.)
Example #11:

    (24)    Telefona-le! (Italian)
    `Call her! (2nd sg.)'