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:

Ellen Woolford (2006). Lexical Case, Inherent Case, and Argument Structure.

URL: http://people.umass.edu/ellenw/Woolford%20Lexical%20Case,%20Inherent%20Case,%20and%20Argument%20Structure.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 4084&langcode=deu (2020-08-11).


Example #1:

    (18) a. Dann hat      Hans der Erna                   einen Kuß              gegeben.
    then has      Hans the Erna-dat               a     kiss-acc         given
    `then Hans gave Erna a kiss'
Example #2:

    b. Dann ist der Erna        ein Kuß gegeben                     worden
    then is the Erna-dat a kiss-nom given                        been
    `then Erna was given a kiss'                                  (Czepluch 1988:92)
Example #3:

    (i) a. ... daß ihm         ein Buch      geschenkt wurde
    that him-dat a book-nom presented was
    ... that he was presented a book.
Example #4:

    b. ... daß er          ein Buch    geschenkt kriegte
    that he-nom a book-acc presented got
    ... that he got presented a book.                (Haider 1985:98)