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:

Paul Kiparsky and Cleo Condoravdi (2006). Tracking Jespersen’s Cycle.

URL: http://cslipublications.stanford.edu/LFG/8/lfg03falk.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2130&langcode=nob (2021-09-17).


Example #1:

    (46)   a.         Jeg vil/kan/må/skal        dette.
    I    will/can/may/shall this
    `I want/am able to do/am obliged to do/have a duty to do this'
Example #2:

    b.         (Vil det regne?) Det vil det.
    (will it rain?)       it will that
    `(Will it rain?) It will (that).'