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:

Karimi, Simin (1999). Is Scrambling as Strange as We Think It Is?.

URL: http://minimalism.linguistics.arizona.edu/AMSA/PDF/AMSA-172-0900.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-03-29).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1426&langcode=jpn (2022-01-27).


Example #1:

    (1)      a.        [ Mary-ga      John-ni sono hon-o             watasita]
    M -Nom J        to that book-Acc         handed
    `Mary handed that book to John.'
Example #2:

    watasita] to] itta] (kotto)
    handed that said fact
    `Bill said that Mary handed that book to John.'
Example #3:

    itta to ] omotteriu no?
    said that thinks Q
    `Who does John think that Bill told that Mary ate what?'