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:

Mary Dalrymple, Helge Dyvik, and Tracy Holloway King (2004). COPULAR COMPLEMENTS.

URL: http://cslipublications.stanford.edu/LFG/9/lfg04ddk.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1612&langcode=jpn (2022-01-26).


Example #1:

    (4) a.   hon wa akai
    book     red
    `The book is red.' (Japanese)
Example #2:

    (5) sono hon wa akai desu
    this book red is
    `This book is red.' (Japanese)
Example #3:

    (6) a. sono hon wa syousetsu desu
    this book novel         is
    `This book is a novel.' (Japanese)