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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:

Halldór Ármann Sigurðsson and Anders Holmberg (2008). Icelandic Dative Intervention.

URL: http://www.nordlund.lu.se/Nordwebb/personalkort/hsig/HS/Icelandicdativeintervention.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 4081&langcode=isl (2022-01-22).


Example #1:

    (1)     a.      Henni      virast       myndirnar             vera ljtar.
    her.DAT seem.3PL paintings.the.NOM             be      ugly
    `It seems to her that the paintings are ugly.'
Example #2:

    b.     Voru      etta          ekki (bara) i?
    were.2PL this       then not        (only) you.NOM.PL
    `Wasn't this (only) you, then?'
Example #3:

    (31) a.           etta       hfum/?*hefur lklega         bara veri vi.                        RPA
    this        have.1PL/3SG      probably only been          we.NOM
    `This has probably only been us.'
Example #4:

    (48) a.        Henni     lkuu/?lkai   ekki essar    hugmyndir.
    her.DAT liked.3PL/?3SG not these          ides.NOM
    `She did not like these ideas.'
Example #5:

    (49)           Henni     ?mundi/?*mundu/*mundu hafa           leist         i.
    her.DAT would.?3SG/?*3PL/*2PL            have   found-boring you.NOM.        PL
    `She would have found you boring.'
Example #6:

    (50) a.             Henni       virtist/virtust        i            eitthva      einkennilegir.
    her.DAT seemed.3SG/2-3PL you.            NOM.PL   somewhat strange
    `You seemed somewhat strange to her.'
Example #7:

    (51) a.             Henni       tti/??ttu/*ttu        i             eitthva      einkennilegir.
    her.DAT thought.3SG/3PL/2PL              you.   NOM.PL   somewhat strange
    `She found you somewhat strange.'