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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:

Hedberg, Nancy (1990). Discourse Pragmatics and Cleft Sentences in English, Chapter 4.

URL: http://www.sfu.ca/~hedberg/Chapter_4.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-03-29).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 942&langcode=gle (2019-01-17).


Example #1:

    (41)    a.     Is      é Seán aL thigeann `na bhaile
    Copula him COMP come home
    `It's John that comes home.'
Example #2:

    b.     an bhean aL       chuir isteach air ...
    the woman COMP put in on-it
    `the woman that applied for it...'
Example #3:

    c.     Dúiurt sé go dtiocfadh sé
    said    he COMP would.come he
    `He said that he would come.'
Example #4:

    (59)           Sibh-se aL tá tinn , gabhaigi `na bhaile
    you(pl) COMP are sick go        home
    `Those of you who are sick, go home.'