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:

Kasimir,Elke (2004). The Semantics and Pragmatics of German nicht...sondern... (Contrastive not...but...).

URL: http://www.catmint.de/elke/2004a.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-03-07).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 637&langcode=deu (2019-06-19).

 

Example #1:

    b.    *Nicht Nora sondern Björn hat das Zimmer aufgeräumt.
    (Not Nora but Björn has the room cleaned up.)
    "Not Nora but Björn cleaned up the room."
Example #2:

    b.     *Nicht Nora sondern Björn hat das Zimmer aufgeräumt.
    (Not Nora but Björn has the room cleaned up.)
    "Not Nora but Björn cleaned up the room."
Example #3:

    b.     Nora hat ihr ZIMmer aufgeräumt.
    (Nora has her ROOM cleaned.)
    "Nora has cleaned her room."
Example #4:

    c.     Nora hat ihr ZIMmer verschönert.
    (Nora has her ROOM brightened up.)
    "Nora has brightened up her room."