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:

DMITRY LEVINSON (2006). Polarity Sensitivity in Inflectional Morphology.

URL: http://www.stanford.edu/~dmitryle/Levinson_BLS2006_proceedings.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3630&langcode=fin (2018-01-16).


Example #1:

    (4) Ammu-i-n        karhu-a / karhu-n
    shoot-Pst-1Sg bear-Part / bear-Acc
    `I shot at a/the bear / I shot a/the bear'
Example #2:

    (5) saa-n karhu-j-a / karhu-t
    get-1Sg bear-Pl-Part / bear-PlAcc
    `I'll get (some) bears / the bears'
Example #3:

    (6) Pekka       huomasi miehen /*miestä.
    Pekka-NOM noticed man-ACC/*man-PRT.
    `Pekka noticed a/the man'.
Example #4:

    (7) Huomasi-ko Pekka         miehen/miestä?
    Noticed-Q Pekka-NOM man-ACC/man-PRT.
    `Did Pekka notice a/the man?'
Example #5:

    (8) Harva/*moni huomasi miestä.                              FEW
    Few/*many noticed man-PRT.
    `Few/many people noticed a/the man'.
Example #6:

    (9) Ennenkuin/*Senjälkeen Pekka huomasi miestä...            BEFORE
    Before /*after          Pekka noticed man-PRT
    `Before/after Pekka noticed a/the man...'
Example #7:

    (11) Piha-lla       juokse-e      poik-i-a. (Finnish)
    yard-ADESSIVE run-PRES.3SG boy-PL-PART
    `There are boys running in the yard.'