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:

Josef Bayer (2001). Decomposing the Left Periphery.

URL: http://ling.uni-konstanz.de/pages/home/bayer/pdf/left-periphery.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2664&langcode=jpn (2022-01-26).


Example #1:

    John-ga   [[Mary-ga    nani-o     katta] ka] sitteiru
    John-NOM Mary-NOM what-ACC bought Q          knows
    "John knows what Mary has bought"
Example #2:

    John-ka Bill-(ka)-ga     hon-o katta
    John-Q Bill -Q -NOM books bought
    'John or Bill bought books'                  Kuroda, 1965, (Hagstrom, 1998)