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:

Ellen Woolford (1993). Symmetric and Asymmetric Passives.

URL: http://people.umass.edu/ellenw/Woolford%20Symmetric%20and%20Asymmetric%20Passives.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3705&langcode=ita (2020-08-10).


Example #1:

        stato messo un libro sul    tavolo.
    has been put     a book on the table
    'A book has been put on the table.'
Example #2:

    b.   Un problema i preoccupa Gianni.
    A problem     worries   Gianni
    'A problem worries Gianni.'
Example #3:

    c. *Gianni i preoccupa un problema.
    Gianni worries     a problem
    'A problem worries Gianni.'
Example #4:

    Questo preoccupa Gianni.
    this   worries   Gianni
    'This worries Gianni.'
Example #5:

    Questo lo preoccupa.
    this   him worries
    'This worries him.'