ODIN

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:

Kai von Fintel (1998). EVIDENCE FOR PRESUPPOSITIONAL INDEFINITES.

URL: http://web.mit.edu/fintel/www/presupp_indef.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3548&langcode=deu (2019-04-23).

 

Example #1:

    (3)   a.   weil    ja  doch zwei Cellisten in diesem Hotel abgestiegen sind.
    because PRT PRT two cellists in this     hotel stayed       are
    `because after all there were two cellists staying at this hotel'
Example #2:

    b.   weil    zwei Cellisten ja doch in diesem Hotel abgestiegen sind.
    because two cellists PRT PRT in this    hotel stayed      are
    `because two cellists stayed at this hotel after all'