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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:

Gert Webelhuth and Farrel Ackerman (1999). A Lexical-Functional Analysis of Predicate Topicalization in German.

URL: http://ling.ucsd.edu/~ackerman/glac.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 340&langcode=deu (2020-08-04).


Example #1:

    (11a) * Er an=rief die Frau    t.
    he up-called the woman
    `He called the woman up.'
Example #2:

    (11b) * Er auf=macht das Fenster t.
    he open-makes the window
    `He opens the window.'
Example #3:

    (26a) * [Er] hat sie das Kind t zogen.
    up has she the child brought
    `She brought up the child.'
Example #4:

    (26b) * [An] hat er die Frau t gerufen.
    up has he the woman called
    `He called the woman up.'
Example #5:

    (27a) * [Zogen] hat sie das Kind er t.
    brought has she the child up
    `She brought the child up.'
Example #6:

    (27b) * [Gerufen] hat er die Frau  an t .
    called    has he the woman up
    `He called the woman up.'
Example #7:

    (27c) * [Gemacht] hat er das Fenster auf t.
    made      has he the window open
    `He opened the window.'
Example #8:

    (32a) * [Bekommen] hat der Mann die Blumen     geschenkt t.
    gotten     has the man the flowers-ACC given
    `The man has been given the flowers.'
Example #9:

    (32b) * [Lassen] hat Hans den Wagen von dem Jungen waschen t.
    let      has Hans the car-ACC by the boy   wash
    `Hans has let the car be washed by the boy.'
Example #10:

    (38a) * [Gewesen] ist Hans ein Busfahrer t.
    been      is Hans a bus driver
    `Hans was a bus driver.'
Example #11:

    (38b) * [Gewesen] ist Hans krank t.
    been      is Hans sick
    `Hans was sick.'
Example #12:

    (38c) * [Können] wollte Hans singen t.
    can      wanted Hans sing
    `Hans wanted to be able to sing.'
Example #13:

    (54) * [Abgeschossen] hat Hans den Vogel t.
    shot-off       has Hans the bird
    `Hans stole the show.'
Example #14:

    (55) * [Gebissen] hat er ins      Gras t.
    bitten     has he into-the grass
    `He died.'
Example #15:

    (78) * weil    das Gold auf ist.
    because the gold up is
    `because the gold is up.'
Example #16:

    (80) * [Auf] hat er die Tür gebrochen.
    open has he the door broken
    `He broke the door open.'
Example #17:

    (81b) * [Gebracht] hat das Theater das Stück zur Aufführung.
    brought has the theater the play to performance
    `The theater has presented the play.
Example #18:

    (82c) * [Gelaufen] hat das Kind die Schuhe krumm
    run       has the child the shoes crooked
    `The child has run her shoes crooked.'
Example #19:

    weil    Hans den Vogel abgeschossen hat.
    (89) because Hans the bird shot-off      has
    IDIOM: `because Hans stole the show.'
Example #20:

    [Der Abschuß     des      Vogels] wurde Hans überlassen.
    (90)    the off-shooting (of) the bird    was Hans left-to
    *IDIOM: `The stealing of the show was left to Hans.'