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:

David Adger (2008). VSO order and Weak Pronouns in Celtic.

URL: http://alpha.qmw.ac.uk/~mlw011/publications/weakpronouns.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3502&langcode=gla (2022-01-19).


Example #1:

    (18) Bhuailinn (*mi) an cat seo, mas urrain dhomh          (SG)
    hit-cond-1s (*I) the cat this, if+Cop ability to-me
    "I would hit this cat, if I could"
Example #2:

    (19) Bhuailinn (*mi)-se is tusa an cat seo (SG)
    hit-cond-1s (*I)-Emph and you-Emph the cat this
    "You and I would hit this cat"
Example #3:

    (21) Feumaidh mi na leobharaichean a sgrobhadh           (SG)
    Must-pres I the books Agr write-VN
    "I must write the book"
Example #4:

    (25) a. ?Chonnaic mi e an d        (SG)
    Saw I him-W yesterday
    "I saw it yesterday"
Example #5:

    (26) Chonaic mi do mhthair an d          (SG)
    Saw I your mother yesterday
    "I saw your mother yesterday"
Example #6:

    (27) taigh mr r UAINE
    house big new green
    "A big new green house"
Example #7:

    (28) a. ?Mharbh mi e an d (SG)
    Kill-past I him yesterday
    "I killed him yesterday"
Example #8:

    (29) a. ?Mharbh mi e gu luath      (SG)
    Kill-past I him quickly
    "I killed him quickly"