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:

Van Valin, Robert D. Jr. (2002). The Role and Reference Grammar Analysis of Three-Place Predicates.

URL: http://wings.buffalo.edu/linguistics/rrg/rrg/vanvalin_papers/3-placepreds.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-03-08).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 666&langcode=deu (2020-08-04).


Example #1:

    a. Max hat             die          Farbe an die          Wand gestrichen.
    have.3sgPRES the.FsgACC paint on the.FsgACC wall spread.PSTP
    `Max [Actor] spread the paint [Undergoer] on the wall.'
Example #2:

    b. Max hat             die         Wand mit der              Farbe bestrichen.
    have.3sgPRES the.FsgACC wall with the.FsgDAT paint spread.PSTP
    `Max [Actor] spread the wall [Undergoer] with the paint.'