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:

Zeijlstra, Hedd (2005). What the Dutch Jespersen Cycle may reveal about Negative Concord.

URL: http://www.hugvis.hi.is/saekja/cgsw/Dutch.Jespersen.Cycle.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1435&langcode=dum (2021-09-17).


Example #1:

    b.      Maer dat en mach niet sijn                             Middle Dutch
    But that neg may not be
    'But that may not be (the case)'
Example #2:

    (2)    a.      Nyemant en moet upten kerchoeve hout zaghen            Early Middle Dutch
    No-one neg must on-the churchyard wood saw
    'No one should saw wood on the churchyard'