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:

Erika Troseth (2004). Negative Inversion and Degree Inversion in the English DP.

URL: http://web.gc.cuny.edu/dept/lingu/liba/papers/troseth_LIBA.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2118&langcode=dan (2021-09-19).


Example #1:

    (36) så stort et hus                                                             (Danish and Norwegian, Delsing 1993:138)
    so big a house
    `so big a house'
Example #2:

    (38) Gæssene     lavede så stort et spetakel at vi ikke kunne sove                             (Danish, Line Mikkelsen, p.c.)
    geese-DEF made so big a noise             that we not could sleep
    `The geese made so much noise that we could not sleep.'