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:

Minjeong Son (2003). A Unified Syntactic Account of Morphological Causatives in Korean.

URL: http://www.ling.udel.edu/karmamin/Asianglow_handout.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1670&langcode=kor (2021-09-28).


Example #1:

    (1) a.    Tongsayng-i chayk-ul        ilk-ess-ta.
    sister-NOM book-ACC read-PST-DECL
    `The sister read the book.'
Example #2:

    b.   Chelswu-ka      tongsayng-eykey chayk-ul                    ilk-hi-ess-ta
    Mary-NOM        sister-DAT          book-ACC                read-CAUSE-PST-DECL
    `Mary made her sister read the book.'
Example #3:

    (2) Mary-ka     tongsayng-eykey chayk-ul                    ppali    ilk-hi-ess-ta
    Mary-NOM sister-DAT            book-ACC                 quickly read-CAUSE-PST-DECL
    b.    `Mary quickly made her sister read            the book.'
Example #4:

    (11)     a.    Chelswu-ka    sakwacup-ul        tasi             nok-i-ess-ta.
    Chelswu-NOM apple.juice-ACC again                 melt-CAUSE-PST-DEC
    (ii)  `Chelswu again caused the apple          juice to melt.'
Example #5:

    b.    Yenghi-ka    aiskrim-lul      tasi    el-li-ess-ta.
    Yenghi-NOM icecream-ACC again freeze-CAUSE-PST-DEC
    (ii)   Yenghi again caused the ice-cream to be frozen.'
Example #6:

    (21)      Emma-ka       ai-eykey      sinpal-ul     (ppali) sin-ki-ess-ta.
    mother-NOM child-DAT shoes-ACC (quickly) put.on-CAUSE-PST-DECL
    `Mother (quickly) put the shoes on the child.'