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:

Werner Frey (2004). The grammar-pragmatics interface and the German prefield.

URL: http://amor.rz.hu-berlin.de/~h0594bbb/pdf-files/2004-Frey-prefield.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2965&langcode=deu (2020-08-04).


Example #1:

    (1)    a.    Den Hans wird           Maria morgen    treffen
    theACC Hans    will     Mary tomorrow meet
    `Tomorrow Mary will meet Hans'
Example #2:

    c.    Dem Karl hat das Spiel gut gefallen
    theDat Karl has the match well pleased
    `Karl liked the match very much'
Example #3:

    (41)   a.   [BÜgeln jedoch] macht ihr keinen Spass
    (to) iron however makes her no        fun
    `Ironing however is no fun for her'