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:

Edwin Williams (2005). Subjects of Different Heights.

URL: http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/fasl15/FASL_sample_paper.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3769&langcode=por (2021-07-29).


Example #1:

    (18) a.     O Joao esqueceu [que PRO comeu ]
    the John forgot     that       ate
    `John forgot that he ate.'
Example #2:

    b. Que que o Joao esqueceu [que PRO comeu t ]
    what COMP the John forgot       that       ate
    `What was it that John forgot that he ate.'
Example #3:

    c. * O Joao esqueceu [o que comeu]
    the John forgot     the what ate
    `John forgot what he ate.'
Example #4:

    d. O Joao esqueceu [quando comeu]
    the John forgot     when ate
    `John forgot when he ate.'