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:

Pesetsky, David (1999). Phrasal Movement and its Kin.

URL: http://web.mit.edu/linguistics/www/pesetsky/wh.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-02-15).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 94&langcode=ita (2020-08-10).


Example #1:

    Non approverei           che tu gli     consentissi di vedere nessuno.
    neg I-would-approve that you him allow               to see   no one
    'I would not approve that you allow him to see anybody.'
Example #2:

    a. *Non fa il suo dovere per aiutare nessuno.
    neg does his duty      for help     no one
    'He does not do his duty in order to help anyone.'
Example #3:

    b. ?*Chiamare nessuno sarÓ possibile.
    To call     no one will-be possible.
    'It will not be possible to call anyone.'
Example #4:

    a. ?Chiamare nessuno servirÓ a niente,            ormai.
    to call      nobody will serve for nothing now
    'To call nobody will do any good now.'
Example #5:

    b. Non fa niente        per aiutare nessuno.
    neg does nothing to help           nobody
    'He does not do anything in order to help anyone.'