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:

Marc Richards (2006). Week VI -- The Syntax of Subjects and Expletives.

URL: http://people.pwf.cam.ac.uk/mtb23/Teaching/MPhil/MPhil%20Week%20VI%20handout.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2977&langcode=isl (2019-05-19).

 

Example #1:

    b.     ═ fyrra luku       [VP vÝst       ■rÝr st˙dentar ÷llum prˇfunum]
    last year finished     apparently three students all exams-the
    exams.'
Example #2:

    (19)   a.      Ůa­ hefur komi­ strßkur.                                    (Icelandic)
    Expl has come boy
    `There came a boy.'
Example #3:

    b.      ═ gŠr     hefur (*■a­) komi­ strßkur.
    yesterday has (Expl) come boy
    `Yesterday there came a boy.'
Example #4:

    (21)     ═ fyrra luku       [VP vÝst       ■rÝr st˙dentar ÷llum prˇfunum]
    last year finished     apparently three students all exams-the
    exams.'                                                       (B&T 1998: 57)
Example #5:

    (31)   a.     *Honum      lÝki­        ■i­                                  (Icelandic)
    Him-DAT     please-2pl   you-NOM
    `He likes   you.'
Example #6:

    b.     Honum       lÝka         ■eir
    Him-DAT     please-3pl   they-NOM
    `He likes   them.'