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:

Malcolm Ross (2006). Calquing and metatypy.

URL: http://rspas.anu.edu.au/linguistics/projects/mdr/Calquing_&_Metatypy.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3239&langcode=ydd (2019-05-26).


Example #1:

    dos hot Leyb gezen Eriken
    that has L. seen E.:ACC
    `It's Leyb who saw Erika.'
Example #2:

    es hot Leyb gezen Eriken
    it has L. seen E.:ACC
    `It happened that Leyb saw Erika.'
Example #3:

    (26)   a. Leyb hot gezen Eriken
    L. has seen E.:ACC
    `(It's) Leyb (who) saw Erika.'
Example #4:

    Eriken hot Leyb gezen
    E.:ACC has L. seen
    `It's Erika that Leyb saw.'