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 9.

URL: http://www.punksinscience.org/kleanthes/HNG/HNG_9.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1062&langcode=por (2021-07-29).


Example #1:

    a.     o                       gato          bonito
    the.MASC.SG             cat.MASC.SG   beautiful.   MASC.SG
    `the beautiful           tomcat'
Example #2:

    b.     a                       gata          bonita
    the.FEM.SG              cat.FEM.SG    beautiful.   FEM.SG
    `the beautiful           cat'
Example #3:

    c.     os                      gatos         bonitos
    the.MASC.PL             cat.MASC.PL   beautiful.   MASC.PL
    `the beautiful           tomcats'
Example #4:

    d.     as gatas                bonitas
    the.FEM.PL              cat.FEM.PL    beautiful.   FEM.PL
    `the beautiful           cats'
Example #5:

    a.   As             alunas               parecem          ter sido contratadas.
    the.FEM.PL student.FEM.PL seem.3.PL                  have been hired.FEM.PL
    `The (female) students seem to have been           hired.'
Example #6:

    os       livro
    the.PL   book.SG
    `the books'
Example #7:

    a           gata        também       é         bonita.
    the.FEM.SG cat.FEM.SG also           is[3.SG] beautiful.FEM.SG
    `The tomcats are beautiful and so     is the cat.'