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=dum (2021-09-17).


Example #1:

    (32) a. Ons lanct na di
    us-dat longs to you
    `We long for you'
Example #2:

    b. Mi wondert des
    me-DAT wonders that-GEN
    `I wonder about that'
Example #3:

    c. Hem verdrietet des
    him-DAT pities that-gen
    `He is sorry about that'
Example #4:

    (33) a. *Hi dacht hem na di te langen
    he thought him-DAT to you to long
    `He thought he longs for you'
Example #5:

    b. *Het en is geen verrassinge mi des te wonderen
    it NEG-is no surprise me-DAT that-GEN to wonder
    `It is no surprise that I wonder about that'
Example #6:

    (i)    Haer sal verlangen dan na u
    her-DAT will long to you then
    `She will long for you then'