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:

István Kenesei (1993). On the Syntactic Options of Focus.

URL: http://www.nytud.hu/oszt/igazg/kenesei/publ/focusopt98.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3301&langcode=som (2021-09-27).


Example #1:

    (30)    a. [CP waxaan       [IP búug keenín ... ardáygan ]]
    expl-F-Neg      book brought             students-Det
    `The students didn't bring the books.'
Example #2:

    b. [CP waxáanu [IP      garannay          ...    ujeedádaada ]]
    expl-F-1P       have-understood          intention-Det-Poss2SG
    `We understood your intention.'
Example #3:

    [CP ín falálkaasi       ay ká soo         jeedaan ásal    af      Semétig ah]]]
    COMP verbs-Det           3P from are     coming origin language Semitic is
    `Everyone agrees that these verbs have a semitic origin.'