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:

Miller, D. Gary (2003). Where do conjugated infinitives come from?.

URL: http://www.benjamins.nl/jbp/series/DIA/20-1/art/0004a.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-03-07).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 576&langcode=fra (2020-08-10).


Example #1:

    a. Jean a dit à Paul [PRO être très fatigué]
    Jean has said to P.         be.inf very tired
    "Jean has told Paul that he is very tired"
Example #2:

    b. Jean a dit à Paul de [PRO partir]
    Jean has said to P. of          leave.inf
    "Jean has told Paul to leave" (Kayne 1994: 70)