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 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=ita (2020-08-10).


Example #1:

    a.    Mio fratello va a scuola ogni                giorno.
    my brother goes to school every              day
    `My bother goes to school every day.'
Example #2:

    c.    A mio fratello piace il           romanzo.
    to my brother pleases the novel
    `The novel pleases (is pleasing to) my brother.'
Example #3:

    (62)     a.    Il   meccanico ha riparato         la       macchina.
    the mechanic has repaired          the      car
    `The mechanic has repaired the car.'
Example #4:

    b.    La macchina è           stata    riparata dal meccanico (AGENT).
    the car          has been        repaired by the mechanic
    `The car has been repaired by the mechanic.'
Example #5:

    (63)     a.     Giovanni èsce       dal negozio (SOURCE).
    Giovanni comes from the store
    `Giovanni is coming from the store'
Example #6:

    b.     Giovanni trema          dal freddo (CAUSE).
    Giovanni trembles from the cold
    `Giovanni is trembling from the cold'
Example #7:

    [a]   Io    vengo.
    [u] vengo.
    `I    come.'
Example #8:

    [a]   Io    vengo.
    [u] vengo.
    `I    come.'