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:

Norbert Hornstein, Jairo Nunes, and Kleanthes K. Grohmann (2004). Chapter 3.

URL: http://www.punksinscience.org/kleanthes/HNG/HNG_3.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1059&langcode=por (2021-07-29).


Example #1:

    a.   Todas/*todos            as        meninas tinham almoçado.
    all.FEM.PL/all.MASC.PL the.FEM.PL girls   had    had.lunch.
    `All the girls had had lunch.'
Example #2:

    b.   Todos/*todas            os           meninos tinham almoçado.
    all.MASC.PL/all.FEM.PL the.MASC.PL boys        had     had.lunch.
    `All the boys had had lunch.'
Example #3:

    a.   A Maria comprou os livros.
    the Maria bought the books
    `Maria bought the books.'
Example #4:

    b.   Comprados                os livros, ...
    buy.PART.MASC.PL         the books
    `After the books were bought, ..."
Example #5:

    c.   *Comprada                a Maria, ...
    buy.PART.FEM.SG         the Maria
    `After Maria bought (something), ...'
Example #6:

    d.   Chegada                  a Maria, ...
    arrive.PART.FEM.SG       the Maria
    `After Maria arrived, ...'
Example #7:

    e.   *Espirrada               a Maria, ...
    sneeze.PART.FEM.SG the Maria
    `After Maria sneezed, ...'