The Online Database of Interlinear Text


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Akira Watanabe (2005). SO/ZO and KOSO.

URL: http://ling.cornell.edu/japanese_historical_linguistics/Watanabe[1].7.26.handout.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1701&langcode=ojp (2021-06-13).


Example #1:

    ware-wo todomuru.
    me-acc prevent.from.going
    "How beautiful a place like Fuse do you want me to stay to show me?"
Example #2:

    b.   ... Osaka-no yama-ha ...     idetachi-no    kuhashiki yama-zo . ...
    Osaka-gen mountain-top appearance-nom beautiful mountain-copula
    "... the mountain of Osaka is a mountain whose appearance is beautiful. ..."
Example #3:

    d.   ... Yoshino-no miya-ha yama          taka-mi kumo-so tanabiku.
    Yoshino-gen palace-top mountain high-ness cloud-SO hover
    "Over the palace at Yoshino, clouds hover beautifully because
Example #4:

    ima-ha miyako hiki miyako-bi-ni-keri.
    now-top capital draw capital-like-perf-past
    "Though Naniha would be said to be rural in the past, it is now
Example #5:

    "Though the big streets in Nara are comfortable to walk on, this mountain road
Example #6:

    Soko fukaki Agone-no-ura-no tama-so hiriha-nu.
    bottom deep Agone-gen-bay-gen stone-SO pick.up-neg
    precious stones at the bay of Agone whose bottom is very deep."