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:

Artemis Alexiadou (Stuttgart), Elena Anagnostopoulou (Crete) & Florian Schäfer (Stuttgart) (2005). The fine structure of (anti-)causatives.

URL: http://ifla.uni-stuttgart.de/~florian/papers/alex-anag-scha.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2962&langcode=ell (2021-09-28).


Example #1:

    (36) a.       Ta mallia mu stegnothikan apo tin komotria / me to pistolaki
    The hair my dried-Nact by the hairdresser / with the hair-dryer
    `My hair was dried by the hairdresser / with the hair dryer'
Example #2:

    b.    ?*Ta ruxa stegnothikan apo ton ilio / me ton ilio
    The clothes dried-Nact by the sun / with the sun
    `The clothes were dried by the sun'
Example #3:

    c.    ?*Ta ruxa stegnothikan me to aploma         ston ilio
    The clothes dried-Nact with the hanging-up under the sun
    `The clothes were dried by hanging them up under the sun'
Example #4:

    (37) a.    *Ta mallia mu stegnosan apo tin komotria
    The hair my dried-Act by the hairdresser
    `*My hair dried by the hairdresser.'
Example #5:

    b.    (*) To hirografo katastrafike       apo tin ipalilo
    The manuscript destroyed-Nact by the employee
    `*The manuscript destroyed by the employee.'
Example #6:

    b.    To pani skistike me to psalidi
    The cloth tore-Nact with the scissors
    `*The clothes tore with the scissors.'
Example #7:

    (39) a.    Ta ruxa stegnosan apo / me ton ilio
    The clothes dried-Act by / with the sun
    `*The clothes dried by the sun'
Example #8:

    b.    To hirografo katastrafike       apo / me tin pirkagia
    The manuscript destroyed-Nact by / with the fire
    `The manuscript got destroyed by the fire'
Example #9:

    b.    Me tin afksisi tis igrasias       to hirografo katastrafike
    With the rising the humidity-gen the manuscript destroyed-Nact
    `*The manuscript destroyed by the rising of humidity'
Example #10:

    b.   Me/ *apo to na        kliso      apotoma tin porta tin     espasa
    With/ *by the SUBJ close-1sg abruptly the door Cl-acc broke-1sg
    `I broke the door by closing it abruptly'
Example #11:

    (41) a.    I   porta anikse         apo moni   tis
    The door opened-Act by alone-sg hers
    `The door opened by itself'
Example #12:

    b.    To pani skistike apo mono tu
    The cloth tore-Nact by alone-sg its
    `The cloth tore by itself'
Example #13:

    (52)       To paketo katastrafike (*apo mono tu)
    The parcel destroyed-Nact by alone its
    `*The parcel destroyed by itself'