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:

Theresa Biberauer and Marc Richards (2006). True Optionality.

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

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 4072&langcode=deu (2020-08-11).


Example #1:

    b.     Er hat ein Buch oft gelesen.
    He has a book often read
    `There's a book that he often read.'
Example #2:

    (7)      a.      ...daß dem        Mann das         Buch geschenkt wurde.     [German]
    that the-DAT man the-NOM book presented became
    `...that the book was given to the man.'
Example #3:

    d.      Gestern ist (*es) ja doch ein Mann gekommen.                 [German]
    yesterday is (Expl) indeed a man come
    `Yesterday there did after all arrive a man.'
Example #4:

    b.    ...daß (*es) getanzt wurde.                                     [German]
    that (Expl) danced became
    `... that there was dancing.'
Example #5:

    (16)    Ich weiß, daß er (*hat) oft Fußball gespielt *(hat).
    I know that he (has) often football played (has)
    `I know that he has often played football.'
Example #6:

    b.     Wie riesig   diese Pflanzen sind!
    How enormous these plants are
    `How enormous these plants are!'