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:

Jackie Nordstrƶm (2006). Selection through Uninterpretable Features.

URL: http://ask.lub.lu.se/archive/00030626/01/STUFF-Theory_final_version.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 4045&langcode=isl (2019-03-24).

 

Example #1:

    1) a. Stelpurnar             voru        mjög kaldar
    girls-the (nom. pl.) were (3 pl.) very cool
    `The girls were very cool'
Example #2:

    b. Stelpunum            v ar        mjög kalt
    girls-the (dat. pl.) was (3 sg.) very cold
    `The girls felt very cold'
Example #3:

    2) Henni hafa              sennilega ekki lķkaš žessar athugasemdir
    her (dat) have (3 pl.) probably not liked these comments (nom. pl.)
    `She probably didn't like these comments'
Example #4:

    3) a. Einhver             hjįlpaši strįkunum         meš heimaverefniš
    somebody (nom.) helped boys-the (dat. pl.) with homework-the
    `Somebody helped the boys with the homework'
Example #5:

    b. Strįkunum           v ar         hjįlpaš meš heimaverefniš
    boys-the (dat. pl.) was (3 sg.) helped with homework-the
    `The boys were assisted in their homework'
Example #6:

    8) a. *Žaš hafa veriš gefnar       einhverjum strįk          gjafir
    it have been given (3 pl.) some boy (dat.)           gifts (nom.)
    `Some boy has been given gifts'
Example #7:

    9) Žeir hafa gefiš strįknum gjafir
    they have given boy-the (dat.) gifts (acc.)
    `They have given the boy gifts'
Example #8:

    11)   a. Ég mundi telja henni hafa leišst bókin
    I would believe her (dat.) have bored book-the (nom.)
    `I should think that the book bored her'
Example #9:

    b. Henni       viršist hafa leišst bókin
    Her (dat.) seems have bored book-the (nom.)
    `The book seems to have bored her'
Example #10:

    12)   a. Žaš           mį          ekki reykja hér
    It (3 sg. n.) may (3 sg.) not smoke here
    `Smoking is not allowed here'
Example #11:

    b. Žaš hefur įreišanlega veriš dansaš žį
    it has certainly been danced then
    `There has certainly been dancing then'
Example #12:

    13)   a. Einhverjum bįtum               v ar       stoliš
    Some         boats (dat 3 pl.) was (3 sg.) stolen
    `Some boats were stolen'
Example #13:

    14)   Strįkunum           v ar        hjįlpaš             meš heimaverefniš
    boys-the (dat. pl.) was (3 sg.) helped (nom. sg. n) with homework-the
    `The boys were assisted in their homework'
Example #14:

    17)    a. Mér finnst aš ...
    Me finds that ...
    `I find that...'
Example #15:

    18)   Žaš var stoliš einhverjum bįtum
    it was stolen some       boats
    `There were some boats stolen'
Example #16:

    19)   *Rigndi žaš ķ gęr?
    rained it in yesterday
    `Did it rain yesterday?'
Example #17:

    20)   a. Ég fer, ef žaš getur enginn gert žetta
    I go, if it can no-one do this
    `I leave, if no-one can do this'
Example #18:

    b. Ég kem ķ kvöld, nema žaš komi gestir til mķn
    I come in evening, unless it come guests to me
    `I will come tonight, unless I have some visitors'
Example #19:

    21)     Žaš hafa       ekki allir            étiš hįkarlinn
    It have (3 pl.) not all (nom. 3 pl.) eaten the shark
    `Everyone has not eaten the shark'
Example #20:

    22)    Žaš hafa komiš hingaš einhverjir mįlvķsindamenn
    It have come here some            linguists (nom.)
    `Some linguists have arrived here'
Example #21:

    27)   a. Žaš hafa          komiš einhverjir mįlsvķsindamenn
    It have (3 pl.) come some linguists (nom. 3 pl. theme)
    `There have arrived some linguists'
Example #22:

    b. Henni hafa              lķkaš žessar athugasemdir
    Her (dat) have (3 pl.) liked these linguists (nom. 3 pl. theme)
    `She liked these linguists'
Example #23:

    28)    Žaš hafa       ekki allir            étiš hįkarlinn
    It have (3 pl.) not all (nom. 3 pl.) eaten the shark
    `Everyone has not eaten the shark'