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:

Boeckx, Cedric (2000). Quirky Agreement.

URL: http://www.sinc.sunysb.edu/Clubs/nels/jbailyn/BoeckzQuirky.pdf

(Last accessed 2006-01-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1732&langcode=por (2021-06-22).


Example #1:

    i.   Ontem      compraram-se demasiadas salsichas no talho Sanzot
    Yesterday bought3Xpl -SE too-many sausages at butcher S.
    `Yesterday too many sausages were bought at the butchershop'
Example #2:

    iii. Compra-se sempre demasiadas salsichas no talho Sanzot
    Buy3Xsg -SE always too-many sausages at butcher S.
    `Too many sausages are always bought at the butchershop S.'