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=nld (2019-01-22).


Example #1:

    (1)   a. Het zijn jouw kinderen, die(pl) huilen
    it are your children who(pl) cry
    It is your children who cry
Example #2:

    c. Ik ben het, die(comm) dit doet
    I am it who(comm) this does
    It is me who does this
Example #3:

    d. Het was in Amsterdam, dat ik hem voor het                 eerst      ontmoette
    it was in Amsterdam that I him for the                    first time met
    It was in Amsterdam that I first met him
Example #4:

    e. Het is omdat ik moe ben, dat ik thuisblijf
    it is because I tired am that I home-stay
    It is because I am tired that I stay at home
Example #5:

    (4)     a. omdat      het jouw kinderen zijn, die huilen
    because    it your children are, that cry
    because    it is your children, that cry
Example #6:

    b. omdat      ik het ben, die dat doet
    because    I it am, who that does
    because    it is me who does that
Example #7:

    (5)   omdat het jouw kinderen lijken       te zijn, die huilen.
    because it your children seem(pl) to be that cry
    because it seems to be your children, that cry.
Example #8:

    (6)    a.     Het/dat/dit zijn schurken.
    it/that/this are crooks
    They are crooks.
Example #9:

    b.     Het/dat/dit is een mooie vrouw.
    it/that/this is a beautiful woman
    It/that/this is a beautiful woman.
Example #10:

    b.     Wat    vind je van dit boek?              Het is mooi.
    what   think you of this book(sg.neut) it are beautiful
    What    do you think of this book? It is beautiful.
Example #11:

    (8)    a.     Jan en Piet, dat zijn soldaten.
    John and Pete that are soldiers
    John and Pete, they are soldiers.
Example #12:

    (10)        Wij zijn het, die dat doen
    we are it that do that
    It is us who do that
Example #13:

    (11)        Zij         is het die          hem irriteert
    she(comm) is it that(comm) him irritates
    She is the one that irritates him
Example #14:

    (1)    Ik ben het die uw overtredingen uitdelg            om mijnentwil
    I am it that your transgressions take-away(1sg) for my-wish
    It is me that takes away your transgressions because that is my wish
Example #15:

    (12)   Het is Jan aan wie ik denk
    it is John on who I think
    It is John who I am thinking of
Example #16:

    (13)   Als zij mij waren, dan zouden ze hetzelfde doen
    if they me were than would they the same do
    If they were me they would do the same
Example #17:

    (14)    a. Dit        boek is het        enige dat      ik gelezen heb
    this(neut) book is the(neut) only that(neut) I read     have
    This book is the only one that I read
Example #18:

    b. Deze          rok is de           enige die        me past
    this(comm) skirt is the(comm) only that(comm) me fits
    This skirt is the only one that fits me
Example #19:

    (17)    a.     Het was toen pas, dat ik een vermoeden kreeg
    it was then only, that I a suspicion had
    It was not until then, that I became suspicious
Example #20:

    b.   ? Het is rood, dat hij zijn kamer verft
    it is red that he his room paints
    It's red that he paints his room
Example #21:

    (18)   Het is aan hem dat ze denkt
    het is of him that she thinks
    It's of him that she thinks
Example #22:

    (19)    a.     Het was in Amsterdam, dat ik hem voor       het eerst ontmoette.
    it was in Amsterdam that I him for          the first met
    It was in Amsterdam that I first met him.
Example #23:

    d.    Ik ontmoette hem voor het eerst in Amsterdam
    I met          him for the first in Amsterdam
    I first met him in Amsterdam
Example #24:

    (21)   Dat we gewonnen hebben is nog niet zeker
    that we have         won is still not certain
    It is not certain yet that we have won
Example #25:

    (22)   Het was in Amsterdam dat ze hoopte hem te kunnen ontmoeten
    it was in Amsterdam that she hoped him to can        meet
    It was in Amsterdam that she hoped she could meet him
Example #26:

    (23)   Het moet in Amsterdam geweest zijn dat ze hem ontmoette
    it must in Amsterdam been       be that she met him
    It must have been in Amsterdam that she met him