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:

Maria Lapata and Alex Lascarides (1999). A Probabilistic Account of Logical Metonymy.

URL: http://homepages.inf.ed.ac.uk/alex/papers/bnc.metonymy.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3777&langcode=deu (2020-08-11).


Example #1:

    (60) a.     * Peter hat den Gipfel versucht.
    Peter has the peak   attempted
    `Peter attempted the peak.'
Example #2:

    b.        Peter hat den Gipfel zu besteigen versucht.
    Peter has the peak   to climb            attempted
    `Peter attempted to climb the peak.'
Example #3:

    c.        Peter hat den Gipfel zu erreichen versucht.
    Peter has the peak   to reach            attempted
    `Peter attempted to reach the peak.'