The Online Database of Interlinear Text


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Peter J. Binkert (1996). The Cognitive Foundations of Language.

URL: http://chars.lin.oakland.edu/General/cfl60.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3642&langcode=fin (2019-01-22).


Example #1:

    a.   Menimme asemalle (allative). (example from Olli 1958: 147)
    we went       to the station
    `We went to the station.'
Example #2:

    b.   Annoin miehelle (allative) rahaa. (example from Olli 1958: 147)
    I gave man                  money
    `I gave the man some money.'
Example #3:

    c.   Jumala on laupias          syntisille (allative). (example from Eliot 1890: 155)
    God     is    merciful to sinners
    `God is merciful to sinners.'
Example #4:

    Mies istuu tuvassa.
    man sits in the hut
    `The man sits in the hut.'
Example #5:

    Merimies       putosi veteen.
    sailor         fell      into the water
    `The sailor   fell into the water.'
Example #6:

    Mies lähti tuvasta
    man went out of the hut
    `The man went out of the hut.'
Example #7:

    Tyttö oli kaivolla
    girl     was at the well
    `The girl was at the well.'
Example #8:

    Olen     rahatta
    I am     without money
    `I have no money.'
Example #9:

    Menen kaivolle
    I go     to the well
    `I am going to the well.'
Example #10:

    Merimies putosi laivalta.
    sailor       fell     from the ship
    `The sailor fell from the ship.'