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:

Jason Merchant (2001). Chapter 4.

URL: http://newstar.rinet.ru/~goga/biblio/Merchant/book/Chapter4.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3491&langcode=nld (2019-01-22).


Example #1:

    b.      Iemand heeft iets            gezien, maar ik weet niet wie wat.
    someone has something seen             but   I know not who what
    (lit.) `Someone saw something, but I don't know who what.'
Example #2:

    (i)      We hebben gisteren Pollini horen spelen. Raad eens wie *(dat is).
    we have yesterday Pollini hear play guess PRT who that is
    `We heard Pollini play yesterday. Guess who *(that is).'
Example #3:

    ... "Waarmee?"                 i.e [Waarmee kan ik nu gewoon stoppen?]
    what-with                   what-with can I now just     stop
    B: ... "With what?"