The Online Database of Interlinear Text


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Heidi Harley (1995). If you have, you can give.

URL: http://linguistics.arizona.edu/~hharley/PDFs/HarleyHaveGiveWCCFL1996.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 53&langcode=gle (2018-10-23).


Example #1:

    (8) a.    LocativeTá       an mhin          sa phota.
    BE      the (oat)meal      in.the pot
    "The oatmeal is in the pot."
Example #2:

    b.   Existential      Tá         min               sa phota
    BE         oatmeal in.the pot
    "There   is oatmeal in the pot"
Example #3:

    c.   Possessive       Tá      an peann ag Máire
    BE      the pen at Mary
    "Mary has the pen"
Example #4:

    *Tá     ai pheann-fhéin    ag chuilei bhuachaill
    Is     his pen-self       at every boy
    "Every boy has his pen"
Example #5:

    a.      Thug Míleó caisearbhán             do Bhinclí
    Gave Milo         dandelion        to Binkley
    "Milo gave a dandelion to Binkley"
Example #6:

    b.       *Thug Míleó do Bhinclí             caisearbhán
    Gave    Milo     to Binkely        a dandelion
    "Milo gave to Binkley a dandelion"
Example #7:

    *Thúg Míleó Bhinclí caisearbhán
    Gave Milo Binkley dandelion
    "Milo gave Binkley a dandelion"
Example #8:

    *Thug Míleó a i pheann-fhéin do     chuilei bhuachaill
    Gave Milo his pen-self      to      every boy
    Milo gave every boy his pen.