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:

McFadden, Thomas (2003). On the synchronic and diachronic role of case-marking in word order.

URL: http://ifla.uni-stuttgart.de/~tom/downloads/ccds2003hand.pdf

(Last accessed ).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2682&langcode=isl (2021-12-06).


Example #1:

    (24)   a. Hann gaf           koninginum      ambáttina.
    he     gave king-the:DAT maidservant-the:ACC
    `He gave the king the maidservant.'
Example #2:

    b. Hann gaf           ambáttina             koninginum.
    he      gave maidservant-the:ACC king-the:DAT
    `He gave the maidservant to the king.
Example #3:

    (25)      a.        Forstjórinn svipti      manninn       vinnunni.
    b oss-the     deprived man-the:ACC work-the:DAT
    `The b oss deprived the man of the work.'