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:

Robert D. Van Valin, Jr. (2002). Semantic Macroroles in Role and Reference Grammar.

URL: http://linguistics.buffalo.edu/research/rrg/vanvalin_papers/SemMRsRRG.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3060&langcode=deu (2020-08-04).


Example #1:

    (8) a. Der       Mann hat dem/*den            Knabe geholfen.
    the.NOM man has the.DAT/the.ACC boy helped
    `The man helped the child.'
Example #2:

    bī. Der      Mann mag den          Knabe.
    the.NOM man likes the.ACC boy
    `The man likes the boy.'