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:

Jan-Wouter Zwart (2001). Syntax of the Continental West-Germanic Languages..

URL: http://home.uchicago.edu/~merchant/classes/comp.gmc.syntax.seminar/zwart.2005.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3277&langcode=deu (2020-08-11).


Example #1:

    (13)   ..daß (da / *es) viele Leute      a nwesend        waren                     (German)
    that     there / it   many people present          be-PAST.PL
    `..that there were many people present.'
Example #2:

    (34)      a.         Die Freunde                      b egegnen sic h                                            (German)
    the-NOM friend-PL                meet-PL          REFL
    `The friends met each other.'
Example #3:

    b.       Was    denkst         du              wen      sie         liebt ?          (German)
    what think-2SG you (SG) who-ACC she-NOM love-3SG
    `Who do you think she loves?'