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:

Jurgen Bohnemeyer (2000). TIME REFERENCE ACROSS LANGUAGES.

URL: http://www.mpi.nl/world/persons/private/bohnem/lotboh2.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 497&langcode=deu (2020-08-11).

 

Example #1:

    a. Mathilda schrieb       einen Brief, beendete ihn aber        nicht.
    Mathilda      wrote(PRT) a letter          ended(PRT) him     however not
    `Mathilda wrote / was writing / a letter, but didn't finish it.'
Example #2:

    b. Mathilda hat        einen Brief geschrieben, ihn aber                   nicht beendet.
    Mathilda      has(PRS) a letter     written(PTC)        him   however not    ended(PTC)
    `Mathilda has written a letter, but hasn't finished it.'