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:

Luis López (2002). Toward a Grammar without TopP or FocP.

URL: http://www.georgetown.edu/departments/linguistics/news/Lopez.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3530&langcode=fin (2018-01-18).


Example #1:

    (32)   a.      Anna sai kukkia.
    Anna.NOM get.PAST flowers.PART
    `Anna got flowers'
Example #2:

    (33)   Maija         kysyi         että mitä Pekka      oli syönyt
    Maija.NOM ask.PAST          that what Pekka.NOM had eaten
    `Maija asked what Pekka had eaten'
Example #3:

    (37)       a.       Seija tapasi Mervin.
    Seija.NOM meet.PAST Mervin.ACC
    `Seija met Mervin'
Example #4:

    (38)   a.      Jukka          väitti        Pekan        rikkoneen minun tietokoneeni.
    Jukka.NOM claim.PAST Peka.GEN break.INF my computer
    `Jukka claimed that Peka broke my computer'
Example #5:

    c.      Jukka kertoi           Pekalle         myynensä asuntosa.
    Jukka tell.PAST        Peka-ALL        sell.INF apartment
    `Jukka told Petra to sell the apartment.'
Example #6:

    (41)       Kenen Jukka           väitti minun tietokoneeni rikkoneen?
    who.GEN Jukka.NOM claimed my computer           break.INF
    `Who did Jukka claim broke my computer?'
Example #7:

    (42)       a.       JUSSI romaanin kirjoitti.
    Jussi novel wrote
    `It was Jussi who wrote a novel'
Example #8:

    b.       Milloin Jussi romaanin kirjoitti
    when Jussi novel wrote
    `When did Jussi write a novel?'
Example #9:

    (43)       Mervin tapasi Seija.
    Mervin.ACC meet.PAST Seija.NOM
    `Mervin was met by Seija'
Example #10:

    (45)   Miten Jussi (romaanin) olisi (romaanin) voinut (romaanin) kirjoittia?
    how Jussi     novel would.have          could              write
    `How could Jussi have written a novel?'