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:

Norvin Richards (2006). A Distinctness Condition on Linearization.

URL: http://web.mit.edu/norvin/www/papers/Distinctness.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2950&langcode=fra (2020-08-10).


Example #1:

    (5)   a. Quand    partira     ton ami?
    when will-leave your friend
    `When will your friend leave?'
Example #2:

    b. Je me demande quand        partira   ton   ami
    I me     ask       when will-leave your friend
    `I wonder when your friend will leave'
Example #3:

    (6)   a. *Je me demande quand mangera sa pomme Marie
    I me    ask       when will-eat her apple      Marie
    `I wonder when Marie will eat her apple'
Example #4:

    b. *Je me demande quand mangera Marie sa pomme
    I me    ask       when will-eat Marie her apple
    `I wonder when Marie will eat her apple'