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:

Hana Filip (1999). CHAPTER 6.

URL: http://www.stanford.edu/~hfilip/diss_garland_files/ch6.w.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 538&langcode=fin (2019-01-22).


Example #1:

    (30)   a. Näin       kukkia.
    saw.1SG flower.PL.PART
    `I saw (some) flowers.' (i.e. there were others I did not see)
Example #2:

    b. Näin       kukat.
    saw.1SG flower.PL.ACC
    `I saw the flowers.' (i.e. all of them, a total quantity)
Example #3:

    b. Hän ajoi              auton         talliin.
    he     drove.3SG      car.SG.ACC garage.ILL
    `He drove the car into the garage.'
Example #4:

    c. Hän ajoi             autoa           talliin.
    he    drove.3SG      car.SG.PART garage.ILL
    `He was driving the car into the garage.'
Example #5:

    (33)   a. Tyttö heittää         lumi-pallon.         (Toivainen, 1991:5)
    girl throws.3SG snow-ball.SG.ACC
    `The girl will throw the snowball4.
Example #6:

    b. Tyttö heittää         lumi-palloa.
    girl throws.3SG snow-ball.SG.PART
    `The girl throws/ will throw/ is throwing a/the snowball.'