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:

Gunnar Hrafn Hrafnbjargarson (2004). DAT-NOM to NOM-ACC in English.

URL: http://www.hum.uit.no/a/hrafnbjargarson/handout/tor_apr04.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3890&langcode=deu (2020-08-04).


Example #1:

    (33)    Ge. Erst dann gefiel dem       Intendanten das     Ensemble
    First then pleased the.DAT manager     the.NOM ensemble                                                     occurs with a nominative object. In the two last examples (DAT-?), it is ambig
    'First then, the ensemble pleased the manager'
Example #2:

    (34)    Ge. ... ob      dem     Intendanten das     Ensemble gefallen hat
    ... whether the.DAT manager     the.NOM ensemble liked    had
    '... whether the manager had liked the ensemble'