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:

Butt, Miriam and Tracy Holloway King (eds.) (2003). Proceedings of the LFG 03 Conference.

URL: http://csli-publications.stanford.edu/LFG/8/lfg03.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-02-18).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 308&langcode=deu (2020-08-04).


Example #1:

    (3)    Zijn dat konijnen die     daar lopen?
    are that rabbits that(pl) there walk?
    Are those rabbits walking over there?
Example #2:

    b. Der      Fahrer hat den       Traktor reparieren lassen.
    the.Nom driver has the.Acc tractor repair        let
    `The driver had the tractor repaired.'
Example #3:

    (2)     Peter goß      die Blumen mit Wasser.
    Peter.N poured the flowers.A with water
    "Peter watered the flowers".
Example #4:

    (3)     Peter goß             Wasser auf die Blumen.
    Peter.N pour.PAST.3S water.A onto the flowers
    "Peter poured water onto the flowers".
Example #5:

    (4)     Peter fullte den Tank (mit Wasser).
    Peter.N filled the tank.A (with water)
    "Peter filled the tank (with water)".
Example #6:

    (6) Peter leerte den Tank.
    Peter.N emptied the tank.A
    "Peter emptied the tank".
Example #7:

    (7) Peter leerte das Wasser aus dem Tank.
    Peter emptied the water.A from the tank
    "Peter emptied the water from the tank".
Example #8:

    (8) *Peter wischte die Tafel von Kreide.
    Peter.N wiped the board.A from chalk
    "*Peter wiped the board of chalk".
Example #9:

    (9) Peter wischte die Tafel.
    Peter.N wiped the board.A
    "Peter wiped the board".
Example #10:

    (10) Peter wischte die Kreide von der Tafel.
    Peter.N wiped the chalk.A from the board
    "Peter wiped the chalk from the board".
Example #11:

    (11) Peter sauberte den Busch von trockenen Asten.
    Peter.N trimmed the bush.A of dry         branches
    "Peter trimmed the bush of dry branches".
Example #12:

    (12) Peter schlagt den Gong (mit dem Kloppel).
    Peter.N hits     the gong.A (with the clapper)
    "Peter hits the gong with the clapper".
Example #13:

    (13) Peter schlagt den Kloppel gegen den Gong.
    Peter.N hits     the clapper.A against the gong
    "Peter hits the clapper against the gong".
Example #14:

    (14) *Peter schlagt den Kloppel.
    Peter.N hit.3S the clapper.A
    "*Peter hits the clapper".
Example #15:

    (14)     a.     das Schicksal des weltbekannten Zeppelin
    the fate THE.GEN famous Zeppelin
    `the fate of the famous (Count) Zeppelin'
Example #16:

    b.     das Schicksal des weltbekannten Zeppelin-s
    the fate THE.GEN famous Zeppelin-GEN
    `the fate of the famous Zeppelin (airship)'
Example #17:

    b.      die Verarbeitung tropisch-en Holzes
    the preparation tropical-en wood-GEN
    `the preparation of tropical wood'
Example #18:

    (19)   a.      Das Tragen gestreift-er, rosa Kravatte-n
    the wearing striped-PL.GEN pink tie-PL
    `the wearing of striped, pink ties'