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:

Andrew Simpson (2005). Sluicing.

URL: http://www.people.fas.harvard.edu/~ctjhuang/Course_LSA222/handouts/Simpson2b.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3165&langcode=deu (2020-08-04).


Example #1:

    (8)    Er will jemandem schmeicheln, aber sie wissen nicht, [wem/*wen]
    he wants someone-DAT to-flatter but they know not whom-DAT/whom-ACC
    'He wants to flatter someone, but they don't know whom.'
Example #2:

    (11)   Anna hat mit jemandem gesprochen, aber ich weiss nicht, *(mit) wem.
    Anna has with someone spoken       but I know not *(with) whom
    'Anna spoke with someone, but I don't know who.'