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:

Frank, Robert (2001). Phrase Structure Composition and Syntactic Dependencies.

URL: http://ccwf.cc.utexas.edu/~bhatt/lin386/frank.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-02-15).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 6&langcode=deu (2019-04-24).


Example #1:

    (21)       a.      Wer hat wen getroffen?
    who has whom met
    `Who met whom?'
Example #2:

    (22)       a.     Wer hat gesagt, daß Maria wen liebt?
    who has said    that Maria whom loves
    `Who said that Maria loves whom?'
Example #3:

    (i)     a. Uber wen hat wer [ein Buch t] kritisiert?
    about whom has who a book criticized
    `Who criticized a book about what?'
Example #4:

    b. Wem hat wer versucht [t dabei      zu helfen]?
    whom has who tried      there with to help
    `Who tried to help whom in this respect?'
Example #5:

    (40) Wen sag mir, daß du liebst!
    who tell me that you love
    `Tell me who you love!'