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/NS04-7(moreWH).pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2112&langcode=jpn (2022-01-20).


Example #1:

    10)     John-ga        nani-o         katta          no                       (Japanese)
    John-Nom what-Acc bought                     Q-part                   (Miyagawa 2001)
    'What did John buy?'
Example #2:

    13)    a.     *Nani-o       Mary-ga      katta             ka?
    what-Acc     Mary-Nom     bought            Q
    'What did Mary buy?'
Example #3:

    b.     * John-ga     Mary-ga      sono hon-o        katta            sitteiru        to
    John-Nom Mary-Nom        the book-Acc      bought           knows           that
    'John knows that Mary bought the book.'