The Online Database of Interlinear Text


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URL: http://ling.rutgers.edu/papers/babko.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3745&langcode=fin (2018-10-23).


Example #1:

    a. Anne rakensi taloa
    Anne built house-PART
    Anne was building a/the house
Example #2:

    b. Anne rakensi talon
    Anne built house-ACC
    Anne built a/the house
Example #3:

    (13)    a. Maria kantoi kirjaa
    Maria carried book-PART
    Maria was carrying a book
Example #4:

    b. Maria kantoi kirjan
    Maria carried book-ACC
    Maria carried a book
Example #5:

    a. Nšen ihmisiš
    I see people-PART
    `I see (some) people'
Example #6:

    b. Nšen ihmiset
    I see people-ACC
    `I see the people'
Example #7:

    (15)    a. Anne tapaa vieraita
    Anne meets guests-PART
    `Anne meets some guests'
Example #8:

    b. Anne tapaa vieraat
    Anne meets guests-ACC
    `Anne meets the guests'