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:

Dieter Wunderlich (2001). Argument linking in Japanese -- some facts and suggestions.

URL: http://user.phil-fak.uni-duesseldorf.de/~wdl/Japanese.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3029&langcode=deu (2019-04-24).


Example #1:

    a. Mir schmerzt der Fuß.
    I.DAT hurts     the foot
    `My foot hurts'
Example #2:

    b. Ihm       zerbrach die Brille.
    he.DAT broke        the glasses
    `His glasses broke.'
Example #3:

    (27) Ihr       starb das Kind.
    she.DAT died the child
    `Her child died.'