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:

Mark de Vries (2006). The Syntax of Appositive Relativization.

URL: http://odur.let.rug.nl/~dvries/pdf/2005-appositives-li.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3366&langcode=jpn (2022-01-19).


Example #1:

    (81) a.        Boku-ga sonkeisi-te iru kono hito-ga Tookyoo-ni sun-de iru. [ARC D N]
    [I-NOM      respect-GER be] DEM man-NOM Tokyo-LOC                         live-GER be.
    `This man, who I respect, lives in Tokyo.'
Example #2:

    (83)      Boku-wa            uchi-no shochoo-no, John-ni, aisatsu shi-ta.
    I-TOP         our-GEN boss-PTL,                      John-DAT, greet-PAST
    `I greeted (who is) our boss, John.'
Example #3:

    (84)      Boku-wa uchi-no kaisha-ni                         shozuku shite-iru no-ni,                    John-ni, at-ta.
    I-TOP       our-GEN company-DAT belong                                            PTL-DAT,    John-DAT, meet-PAST
    `I met who belongs to our company, John.'
Example #4:

    (85)      Kare-wa boku-ga tsukutta-no-o, zoo-o,                                nusunda.
    he-TOP      I-NOM      make-PTL-ACC, statue-ACC, stolen
    `He stole what I made, a statue.'