ODIN

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:

Lydia Grebenyova (2006). MULTIPLE INTERROGATIVES.

URL: http://www3.baylor.edu/~Lydia_Grebenyova/Dissertation_final.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 4038&langcode=jpn (2018-04-26).

 

Example #1:

    Dare-ga dare-o syokuzi-ni manekimasita-ka?                              Japanese
    who-Nom who-Acc dinner-Dat invited-Q
    `Who invited who to the dinner?
Example #2:

    Dare-ga dare-o        syokuzi-ni manekimasita-ka?                      Japanese
    who-Nom who-Acc dinner-Dat invited-Q
    `Who invited who to the dinner?
Example #3:

    b. John-wa    [dono hon]-o       yon-da   no?                           Japanese
    John-Top    which book-Acc read-past Q
    'Which book did John read?'
Example #4:

    b. [dono hon]-o [TP John-wa t yon-da] no?                               Japanese
    which book-Acc John-Top        read-past Q
    'Which book did John read?'
Example #5:

    (94) a. ??[John-ka Bill]-ga nani-o       nimimasita ka?                     Japanese
    John-or Bill     what-ACC drank          Q
    `What did John or Bill drink?'
Example #6:

    b. Nani-o1 [John-ka Bill]-ga t1 nimimasita ka?
    what     John-or Bill-NOM drank           Q
    `What did John or Bill drink?'
Example #7:

    c. Darega    [sake-ka biiru(ka)]-o nomimasita ka?
    who-NOM sake-or beer(or)-ACC drank             Q
    `Who drank either sake or beer?'
Example #8:

    (95) a. ??Dareka-ga             nani-o      niomimasita ka?
    someone-NOM what-ACC drank                     Q
    `What did someone drink?'
Example #9:

    c. Dare-ga      nanika-o           niomimasita ka?
    who-NOM something-ACC drank                    Q
    `Who drank something?'
Example #10:

    (96) ?? [John-ka Bill-ga] [Mary-ga             nani-o         katta   to] itta no?
    John-or Bill-NOM Mary-NOM what-ACC bought that] said Q
    `What did John or Bill say that Mary bought?'
Example #11:

    (97) [[John-ka Bill-ga]        atta hito]-ga       nani-o        motte kita no?
    John-or Bill-NOM met person-NOM what-ACC brought                    Q
    `What did the man John or Bill met bring?'
Example #12:

    (98) a. Mary-wa [John-ni       nani-o       ageta hito-ni]   atta no?
    Mary-TOP John-DAT what-ACC gave man-DAT met Q
    `Mary met the man who gave what to John?'
Example #13:

    b. Mary-wa [John-ga        nani-o      yomu mae-ni] dekaketa no?
    Mary-TOP John-NOM what-ACC read before left                  Q
    `Mary left before John read what?'                          (Pesetsky 1987:110)
Example #14:

    (99) a. Mary-wa [[John-ka Bill]-ga nani-o katta ato de] dekaketa no?
    Mary-TOP John-or Bill-NOM what bought after left                Q
    `Mary left after John or Bill bought what?
Example #15:

    b. ??[John-ka Bill]-wa Mary-ga        nani-o       katta ato de] dekaketa no?
    John-or Bill-NOM Mary-NOM what-ACC bought after          left     Q
    `John or Bill left after Mary bought what?'
Example #16:

    (201) Smurf-wa dokoni nani-o oitano?                                          Japanese
    Smurf      where what      put-Q
    `What did Smurf put where?
Example #17:

    Dare-ga dare-o      syokuzi-ni manekimasita-ka?                   Japanese
    who-Nom who-Acc dinner-Dat invited-Q
    `Who invited who to the dinner?