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:

Peter Günther Öhl (2003). Economical Computation of Structural Descriptions in Natural Language.

URL: http://elib.uni-stuttgart.de/opus/volltexte/2003/1419/pdf/DissertationOehl.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3628&langcode=lav (2020-08-13).


Example #1:

    (159) a) To ka vis dejoja mums patika                                                        (Ltv.)
    this - CMP - he - danced - usDAT - amused
    'that he danced amused us.'
Example #2:

    b) Tas ka vis mcs lingvistiku viam nekais.
    This - CMP - he - studies - linguistics - himDAT - NEGharm
    'that he studies linguistics does not harm him.'
Example #3:

    (278) a) Ja es btu tur, es btu              laimgs.
    If  I  wasIRR  there  I  wasIRR  happy
    'If I was there, I would be glad.'
Example #4:

    b) *Ja es tikai tur btu!
    If  I  only  there  would-be
    'If only I was there!'
Example #5:

    (279) Lai tu mctos lingvistiku!
    PTC  you  studyIRR  linguistics
    "If only you would study linguistics!"
Example #6:

    (280) Lai tu mcies lingvistiku!
    PTC  you  study  linguistics
    "You shall study linguistics!"
Example #7:

    b) Es nevelos lai vins macas lingvistiku.
    I  NEGwant  CMP  he  studies  linguistics
    'I do not want him to study linguistics.'
Example #8:

    (282) a) Marija paldza Jni, lai vis atnes viai ziedus.
    Mary  asked - John  CMP  he  brings her  flowers
    'Mary asked John to bring her some flowers.'
Example #9:

    (284) a) Es gribtu lai es btu tur.
    I  wished  CMP  I  beIRR  there
    'I wished I was there.'
Example #10:

    b) tpc es gribu lai tu tur brauktu
    therefore  I  wish  CMP  you  there  goIRR
    'therefore, I want you to go there.'
Example #11:

    (285) Pauls run oti klusu lai nemodintu Jni.
    Paul  speaks  very  softly  CMP  NEGawakeFUT  John
    'Paul speaks very softly in order to not wake up John.'
Example #12:

    Un tagad es lai gaidu, kamer jus noraida vel kada cita?
    and  now  I  PTC  wait  while  you  rejectPASS  yet  any  other
    And now I should wait until you are rejected by the next one?
Example #13:

    b) Tu Nemcies lingvistiku!
    you  NEGstudy  Linguistics
    'Don't you study linguistics!'