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:

Shigeru Miyagawa (2002). THE NATURE OF WEAK ISLANDS.

URL: http://ocw.mit.edu/NR/rdonlyres/Linguistics-and-Philosophy/24-946Fall-2004/3CBD93C0-9479-42A3-82DE-A66501DD48B7/0/ho_lct_9a_wk_ild.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3839&langcode=deu (2020-08-04).


Example #1:

    (15) Was glaubt           Hans, wen     Karl gesehen                          hat?
    what believes Hans whom Karl seen                                       has
    `Who does Hans believe that Karl saw?'
Example #2:

    (27) *Was glaubt            niemand, wen          Karl gesehen             hat?
    what believes nobody           whom        Karl seen                has
    `Who does nobody believe that Karl saw?'