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:

Matt Pearson (1996). Predicate Fronting and Constituent Order in Malagasy.

URL: http://www-unix.oit.umass.edu/~kbj/ling495B/content/Pearson_Malagasy.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3729&langcode=nld (2018-10-21).


Example #1:

    b.    Jan wast      altijd zijn kleren goed
    Jan washes always his clothes well
    `Jan always washes his clothes well'
Example #2:

    (105)        Hij maaide het gras kort
    he mowed the grass short
    `He mowed the grass short'
Example #3:

    (107) a.     Jan heeft gisteren        een meisje gekust
    Jan has yesterday a           girl   kissed
    `Jan kissed a girl yesterday'
Example #4:

    b.   Jan heeft een meisje gisteren            gekust
    Jan has a          girl      yesterday kissed
    `Jan kissed a [specific] girl yesterday'