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:

Clifford Spence Burgess (1995). MAPPING MULTIPLE CAUSATIVES.

URL: http://www.sfu.ca/~gerdts/teaching/MA_Thesis_Cliff.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3421&langcode=fin (2018-10-18).


Example #1:

    (30) Opettaja laulattaa       oppilasta
    teacher    sing. CS .3SG pupil.PART
    `The teacher makes a pupil sing.'
Example #2:

    (33) Minä rakennatat-i-n           talo-n       työnjohtaja-lla
    I        build.CS.CS-PST -1SG house-DO manager-ADES
    `I had the manager make [someone, i.e. the bricklayers] build the house.'
Example #3:

    (106) a. Opetajja laulatuttaa         kuoronjohtajalla    oppilaitaan
    teacher    sing.CS.CS .3SG choir-leader.ADES pupil.PL.PART .3               POS
    `The teacher makes the choir leader make his/her pupils sing.'