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:

Jan-Wouter Zwart (2004). On verb second as edge aligment.

URL: http://www.let.rug.nl/~zwart/college/docs/indiana/zwart4b.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 4028&langcode=nld (2018-10-23).


Example #1:

    a.       Gisteren heeft Jan         Marie gekust
    yesterday has       John Mary kiss-PART
    `Yesterday John kissed Mary.'
Example #2:

    Ik    wou        weten     waarom of dat                Jan      dat       gedaan       had
    I     wanted     know-INF why           if that         John     that      do-PART      had
    `I   wanted to know why John did that.'
Example #3:

    (28)    Alles is nu reeds bepaald      en       kan      ik hierin moeilijk veranderingen maken
    all is now already settled     and      can      I herein hardly changes make
    `Everything is already settled and it is difficult for me to make any changes.'
Example #4:

    gebokst                                      (Deelder, op.cit., p. 184)
    `But I did fight against Van Dam in those days, three times shortly after one an
Example #5:

    a.    Jan      die         ken    ik niet
    John DEM:NNTR know I not
    `John, I don't know.'
Example #6:

    b.    Dat      het     regent     dat     verbaast                 me     niet
    that     it      rains      that    amazes                   me     not
    `That it's raining does not amaze me.'
Example #7:

    b.      Eerlijk   *(gezegd) is dit       voorstel                  onacceptabel
    honest   said         is this    proposal                  unacceptable
    Both: `To be honest, this proposal is unacceptable.            '