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 (2004). Optimality theory in morphology and syntax.

URL: http://user.phil-fak.uni-duesseldorf.de/~wdl/Optimality%20theory.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3218&langcode=deu (2020-08-04).


Example #1:

    b. Ich habe das Buch lesen wollen.
    I have the book read.INF want.INF
    `I wanted to read the book.'
Example #2:

    c. Die Leute sind stehen geblieben.
    the people are stand.INF remain.PASTP
    `The people remained standing.'
Example #3:

    a. weil      der Arzt        den Patienten einem Test unterzog
    because the.NOM doctor the.ACC patient a.DAT test exposed
    `because the doctor exposed the patient to a test'
Example #4:

    b. weil      der Patient        einem Test unterzogen wurde
    because the.NOM patient      a.DAT test exposed was
    `because the patient was exposed to a test'