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:

John Frederick Bailyn (2004). Knowing Generative Syntax.

URL: http://www.sinc.sunysb.edu/Clubs/nels/jbailyn/NS04-5(FrEng).pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1663&langcode=jpn (2022-01-19).


Example #1:

    20)       Mary-ga      sono hon-o          katta         (Japanese)
    Mary-Nom that book-Acc           bought
    'Mary bought the book.'
Example #2:

    27) a .    John-ga       [Mary-ga    sono hon-o              katta   to]   omotteiru
    John-Nom Mary-Nom that            book-Acc        bought that   thinks
    'John thinks that Mary bought the book.'
Example #3:

    b. John-ga        [Bill-ga [Mary-ga nani-o             katta   to]       itta    ka]     sitteiru
    John-Nom Bill-Nom Mary-Nom what-Acc               bought that       said    Q       knows
    'John knows what Bill said that Mary bought.'