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:

PETER ACKEMA (2002). A morphological approach to the absence of expletive PRO.

URL: http://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/home/PUB/WPL/02papers/ackema.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3279&langcode=afr (2021-09-17).


Example #1:

    b. Daar word gegroet/gelag/gedans/gewerk
    there is greeted/laughed/danced/worked
    `There is greeting/laughing/dancing/working'
Example #2:

    (30) a. Ek het vir Annelie belowe [om - te kom]
    I have for Annelie promised for to come
    `I promised Annelie to come'
Example #3:

    b. *Dit is moontlik gedans te word
    it is possible danced to be
    `It is possible that there is dancing'
Example #4:

    (31) a. dat hy altyd daardie liedjie sing
    that he always that song sing
    `that he always sings that song'
Example #5:

    b. Daardie liedjie sing hy altyd
    that song sing he always
    `That song he always sings'
Example #6:

    c. Hy kan daardie liedjie sing
    he can that song sing
    `He can sing that song'