ODIN

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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:

Anna Cardinaletti and Ian Roberts (1991). CLAUSE STRUCTURE AND X-SECOND.

URL: http://people.pwf.cam.ac.uk/mtb23/NSP/XSECOND.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 4071&langcode=ydd (2019-05-21).

 

Example #1:

    (17)a. John bedoyert az zayn bukh hob ikh geleyent.
    John regrets that his book have I read.
    'John regrets that I have read his book.'
Example #2:

    b. Ikh veys nit far vos in tsimer iz di ku geshtanen.
    I know not for what in room is the cow stood.
    'I don't know why the cow has stood in the room.'
Example #3:

    c. Ikh veys nit tsi in tsimer iz di ku geshtanen.
    I know not if in room is the cow stood.
    'I don't know if the cow has stood in the room.'
Example #4:

    leyenen?
    read?
    'What didn't he want to the children to read in school?'
Example #5:

    (20)a. *Ikh veys nit vu nekhtn iz di ku geshtanen.
    I know not where yesterday is the cow stood.
    'I don't know where the cow stood yesterday.'
Example #6:

    b. *Ikh veys nit ven zayn khaver hot Moyshe getrofn.
    I know not when his friend has M.        met.
    'I don't know when M. met his friend.'
Example #7:

    c. *Ikh veys nit (far) vemen zayn khaver hot Moyshe forgeshtelt.
    I know not (to) whom his friend has M.          introduced.
    'I don't know who M. has introduced his friend to.'
Example #8:

    (21)a.     Zi iz gekumen zen ver frier vet kontshen.
    She is come see who earlier will finish.
    'She has come to see who will finish earlier.'
Example #9:

    (22)a. nokh epes,      vos oyfn hitl      iz geven
    still something, that on the hat-DIM is been
    'something else that was on the little hat'
Example #10:

    b. *Der yid vos in Boston hobn mir gezen iz a groyser lamdn.
    The man that in Boston have we seen is a great scholar.
    'The man whom we saw in Boston is a great scholar.'
Example #11:

    (23) der yid vos in Boston hobn mir im gezen
    the man that in Boston have we him seen
    'the man that we saw (him) in Boston'