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:

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=spa (2020-08-10).

 

Example #1:

    (50)   a.   Laura escondió un prisionero durante dos años
    Laura hid         a prisoner    for    two years
    'Laura hid a (non-specific) prisoner for two years'
Example #2:

    b.   Laura escondió a un prisionero durante dos años
    Laura hid         A a prisoner for      two years
    'Laura hid a (specific) prisoner for two years'
Example #3:

    c.   Golpeó (*a) la mesa
    he/she-hit A the table
    'He/she hit the table'
Example #4:

    d.   Describieron un maestro de Zen al         papa
    they-described a master of Zen A-the pope
    'They described a Zen master to the pope'
Example #5:

    (53)   a. Describieron un maestro de Zen al            papa
    they-described a master of Zen A-the pope
    'They described a Zen master to the pope'
Example #6:

    (55)   ?Mostré/    presenté      al    alumno al     profesor
    I-showed/I-introduced A-the student A-the teacher
    'I showed/introduced the student to the teacher'
Example #7:

    (78)      a. Su amor al    dinero
    his love A-the money
    'his love of money'
Example #8:

    b. Aman (*a) el dinero
    they-love A the money
    'They love money'
Example #9:

    (96) a.    Laura parece haber     escondido un prisionero durante dos años
    Laura seems to-have hidden          a prisoner     for     two years
    'Laura seems to have hidden a (non-specific) prisoner for two years'
Example #10:

    b.    Laura parece haber     escondido a un prisionero durante dos años
    Laura seems to-have hidden        A a prisoner for         two years
    'Laura seems to have hidden a (specific) prisoner for two years'