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:

van Craenenbroeck, Jeroen (2004). Ellipsis in Dutch dialects.

URL: http://users.telenet.be/zorex/linguistics/dissertatie.pdf

(Last accessed 2006-02-26).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2428&langcode=nob (2021-09-17).


Example #1:

    c.      Hvorfor det?
    why     thatDEM
Example #2:

    d.      Hvordan det?
    how       thatDEM
    'Why do you say that?'
Example #3:

    (222) Hvorfor DET? / * HVORFOR                    det?
    why     thatDEM / why                       thatDEM
    'Why?'                                                                         [
Example #4:

    (223) Hvorfor (*det)     har Jens kj°pt ny   bil?
    why        thatDEM has Jens bought new car
    'Why has Jens bought a new car?'                                               [
Example #5:

    b.    * Hvordan er       det       ikke at    Jens (ikke) kommer?
    how      is      thatDEM   not thatC░ Jens not    comes
    [Eastern Norwegian]
Example #6:

    B:       Hvorfor <*det> ellers <*det>?
    why           thatDEM else     thatDEM
    'A: Is Jens coming to the party to see Mary? B: Why else?'
Example #7:

    b.      Hvorfor <?ellers> er det <ellers> at             Jens kommer?
    why           else     is thatDEM else    thatC░ Jens comes
    'Why else is it that Jens is coming?'                      [Eastern Norwegian]
Example #8:

    a.      Hvorfor (#det)?
    why          thatDEM
Example #9:

    b.      Hvorfor er det        at    hun har             gjort det?
    why      is thatDEM thatC░ she has              done thatDEM
    'Why is it that she has done that?'                                    [Eastern
Example #10:

    (228) Hvorfor det      at      Jens har kj°pt ny  bil?
    why      thatDEM thatC░ Jens has bought new car.
    'Why has Jens bought a new car?'