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:

Eiríkur Rögnvaldsson (1992). QUIRKY SUBJECTS IN OLD ICELANDIC.

URL: http://www.hi.is/~eirikur/quirkysb.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 4055&langcode=isl (2019-03-18).

 

Example #1:

    (1)    Mig            vantar peninga
    Me (ACC)       needs money
    `I need money'
Example #2:

    (2)    Mr               lkar   maturinn
    Me (DAT)          likes   the food
    `I like the food'
Example #3:

    (4)     Jni rakai sigi/*hanni
    John shaved himself/*him
    `John shaved himself'
Example #4:

    (5)     g      rtti Jnii ftin                %sni/hansi
    I       handed John the clothes          REFL/his
    `I handed John's clothes to him'
Example #5:

    (8)     gi     var    svangur      og      ___i langai                         mat
    I       was hungry          and     [ACC] wanted                  in      food
    `I was hungry and wanted some food'
Example #6:

    b       g       tel     Svein vera sterkan
    I        believe Sveinn (ACC) be    strong
    `I believe Sveinn to be strong'
Example #7:

    (13)    a       g       tel     a     Sveini leiist bkin
    I        believe that   Sveinn (DAT) bores the book
    `I believe that the book bores Sveinn'
Example #8:

    b       g       tel     Sveini leiast bkin
    I        believe Sveinn (DAT) to bore the book
    `I believe the book to bore Sveinn'
Example #9:

    (17)   a       Mig            dreymdi          illa           ntt
    Me (ACC)       dreamed          badly in        night
    `I had bad dreams last night'
Example #10:

    b              ntt dreymdi          mig illa
    In      night dreamed         me (ACC)          badly
    `Last night I had bad dreams'
Example #11:

    (18)   a       Svein hefur oft        vanta peninga                  vetur
    Sveinn (ACC) has       often lacked money in            winter
    `Sveinn have often lacked money this winter'
Example #12:

    b             vetur hefur Svein oft          vanta peninga
    In     winter has      Sveinn (ACC) often lacked money
    `This winter, Sveinn has often lacked money'
Example #13:

    (19)   a       Peninga        hefur Svein oft       vanta            vetur
    Money has      Sveinn (ACC) often lacked in             winter
    `Sveinn has often lacked money this winter'
Example #14:

    c             vetur hefur Svein oft          vanta peninga
    In     winter has      Sveinn (ACC) often lacked money
    `This winter, Sveinn has often lacked money'