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:

Daniel Hole (2005). Reconciling "possessor" datives and "beneficiary" datives -- Towards a unified voice account of dati.

URL: http://www.lrz-muenchen.de/~Daniel_Hole/HoleEvents.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 493&langcode=deu (2020-08-04).

 

Example #1:

    (1)     a.   Die Paula trat              dem         Ede     gegen       das     Schienbein.
    the    Paula kicked         the.DAT     Ede     against     the     shin
    `Paula kicked Ede in the    shin.'
Example #2:

    b.   Dem       Ede juckt         die         Kopfhaut.
    the.DAT Ede itches          the.NOM     scalp
    `Ede's scalp itches.'
Example #3:

    a.       Dann starb auch seine Mutter.
    then died also his           mother
    `Then his mother died, too.'
Example #4:

    b.       Dann starb ihm           auch seine Mutter.
    then died him.DAT also his          mother
    `Then his mother died on him, too.'
Example #5:

    (15)             Sie   will [dem          Jungen den          Kopf        streicheln].
    she wants the.DAT boy              the       head        stroke
    `She wants to stroke the boy's head.'
Example #6:

    (25) a.    Paula trat Edex          gegen        das      Schienbeinx. (cf. (1a))
    Paula kicked Ede.DAT against          the      shin
    `Paula kicked Ede in the shin.'
Example #7:

    b.   Er     starrte     ihrx      in die         Augenx.
    he     stared      her.DAT in the           eyes
    `He stared her in the eyes.'
Example #8:

    c.   Paula trat         Edex      auf      den      Mantelx.
    Paula stepped Ede.DAT on              the      coat
    `Paul stepped on Ede's coat.'
Example #9:

    (27)        Paula     tritt Edex       in die    Sonnex.
    Paula     stepps Ede.DAT in the      sun
    some    specific way.'
Example #10:

    (28) a.     Man verhaftete       Edex      den Sohnx.
    one arrested         Ede.DAT the     son
    by this.'
Example #11:

    (29)        *Man       verhaftete    Edei         Edei.
    they       arrested      Ede.DAT      Ede
    intended: `They arrested Ede, and Ede was affected by this.'
Example #12:

    (30) a.     Ihmx       juckt die        Kopfhautx.
    him.DAT itches the.NOM scalp
    `His scalp itches.'
Example #13:

    b.   Ihmx       standen die         Haarex   zu Berge    vor          Schreck.
    him.DAT stood        the.NOM hairs      to mountain with         fright
    `His hair stood on end with shock.'
Example #14:

    (31)        Ihmx       ist die       Mutterx gestorben.
    him.DAT is the.NOM mother died
    `His mother died on him.'
Example #15:

    (32) a.      Ed hat     ihrx          die      Wäschex gewaschen.
    Ed has her.DAT           the      laundry washed
    `Ed did her laundry     for her.'
Example #16:

    b.   Ed hat     (*ihr)        gewaschen.
    Ed has her.DAT           washed.laundry
    `Ed did the laundry     (*for her).'
Example #17:

    (33)        Ed hat ihrx     einen Sack, in den die Wäsche(*x)reinpasste, gewaschen.
    Ed has her.DAT a        bag in which the laundry fitted      washed
    `Ed washed a bag for her that the laundry would fit in.'
Example #18:

    (34) a.     Walter hat (?unsx) den Bau(x)                  der    Mauer       befürwortet.
    Walter has us.DAT the           construction of.the wall          supported
    `Walter supported (for us) the construction of the wall (by us).'
Example #19:

    b.   Walter hat (*uns) befürwortet, den Bau der             Mauer durchzuführen.
    Walter has us.DAT supported the         constr. of.the wall to.carry.out
    `Walter recommended (*for us) to carry out the construction of the wall.'
Example #20:

    (35) a.      Ed stellte unsx den Bau(x)             der    Mauer in Aussichtx.
    Ed put     us.DAT the construction of.the wall in prospect
    `Ed dangled the prospect of constructing the wall before us.'
Example #21:

    b.   Ed stellte unsx in Aussichtx, den Bau(*x)         der    Mauer durchzuführen.
    Ed put     us.DAT in prospect the construction of.the wall to.perform
    `Ed dangled before us the prospect to perform the construction of the wall.'
Example #22:

    c.   Ed stellte unsx in Aussichtx, die      Mauer      zu bauen(*x).
    Ed put     us.DAT in prospect the      wall       to construct
    `Ed dangled before us the prospect to construct the wall.'
Example #23:

    (36)        Ed hat ihrx     einen [die Wäsche(*x) fassenden] Sack gewaschen.
    Ed has her.DAT a        the     laundry      accomodating bag washed
    `Ed washed a bag for her that the laundry would fit in.'
Example #24:

    Man zerriss       dem        Jungenx die Papiere        der    Mutterx.
    one tore.apart the.DAT boy             the documents of.the mother
    `They tore apart his mother's documents on the boy.'
Example #25:

    Man verweigerte ihmx         die Auszahlung des Lohnsx.
    one denied        him.DAT the payment         of.the wages
    `They denied him the payment of his wages.'
Example #26:

    Man verweigerte ihmx         die Auszahlung des Lohns der         Mutterx.
    one denied        him.DAT the payment         of.the wages of.the mother
    `They denied him the payment of his mother's wages.'
Example #27:

    (38)       Man verweigerte ihmx       den Witz über den           Lohn(*x).
    one denied      him.DAT the joke about the             wages
    `They denied him the joke about the wages.'
Example #28:

    (39)        Paula trat       [Ede]i    auf         den     ti Mantel.
    Paula stepped Ede.DAT on               the        coat
    `Paula stepped on Ede's coat.'
Example #29:

    (40) a.     Falls Paul Ede            auf       den    Mantel     tritt, ...
    if      Paul Ede.DAT on             the    coat       steps
    `If Paul steps on Ede's coat ...'
Example #30:

    (41)        Du       sollst [die Haare    schneiden] wie ihm        [die Haare schneiden].
    you should the hair           cut          like him.DAT the hair cut
    (lit.: `You should cut the   hair like him.DAT.')
Example #31:

    (42) a.      Sie   wusch      ihm   die Füße.
    she washed him.DAT the feet
    `She washed his feet.'
Example #32:

    (43) a.     Popeye     hat    Olive Oylx         ein Bullaugex   sauber gewischt.
    Popeye     has Olive Oyl.DAT a porthole              clean wiped
    `Popeye   wiped off a porthole for Olive Oyl.'
Example #33:

    b.   Popeye     hat    Olive Oylx         einen Steinx    sauber gewischt.
    Popeye     has Olive Oyl.DAT a              stone    clean wiped
    `Popeye   wiped off a stone for Olive Oyl.'
Example #34:

    (47) a.     ein     Schachbrett zum            Mitnehmen
    a       chess-board to.the(neuter) take.along
    `a chess-board to take along'
Example #35:

    b.   zur               Entspannung {musizieren/ein Instrument          spielen}
    to.the(feminine) relaxation    make.music/an instrument           play
    `make music/play an instrument to relax'