The Online Database of Interlinear Text


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Anna Asbury (2006). Towards a typology of morphological case.

URL: http://www.hum.uit.no/mra/papers/pdf/Asbury.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3863&langcode=deu (2020-08-11).


Example #1:

    a                          nicht geschadet.
    the affair has Bil l Clinton [dat] not harmed
    `The affair didn't harm Bill Clinton.'
Example #2:

    b. Amerika hat Afghanistan           den Kampf angesagt.
    America has Afghanistan [dat] the fight told
    `America challenged Afghanistan.'
Example #3:

    a. Bauern          soll   man nicht widersprechen/schaden.
    farmers [dat] should one not object             /harm
    `One should not ob ject to/harm farmers.'
Example #4:

    b. *Bauern         kann ich mich leider          nicht erinnern.
    farmers [gen] can I refl unfortunately not remember
    `Unfortunately I cannot remember farmers.'
Example #5:

    Wein-es aus Chile.
    wine-gen from Chile
    `I remembered a/the/good wine from Chile.'
Example #6:

    a. Die Kinder kenne ich alle.
    the children know I al l
    `I know all the children.'
Example #7:

    b. Kinder kenne ich viele.
    children know I many
    `I know many children.'
Example #8:

    a. Ich kauf-e ein Buch.
    I buy-1sg a book.
    `I buy a book.'
Example #9:

    b. Du kauf-st ein Buch.
    you buy-2sg a book
    `You buy a book.'
Example #10:

    c. Ich helfe dem      Mann-(e).
    I help the.dat man-dat
    `I help the man.'
Example #11:

    d. Ich erinnere mich        des    Mann-es.
    I remember 1sg.refl the.gen man-gen
    `I remember the man.'