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:

Joanna Blaszczak (2002). "QUIRKY"-KASUSPHĂĺNOMENE.

URL: http://www.ling.uni-potsdam.de/kurse/SyntaktischeRaetsel/9Sitzung.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3369&langcode=isl (2021-12-03).


Example #1:

    (1)       a.       Hana ■yrstir.
    her-ACC thurts
    `She is thursty.'
Example #2:

    b.       Henni lÝku­u hestinar.
    her-DAT liked horses-NOM
    `She liked the horses.'
Example #3:

    c.       Hennar var sakna?
    her-GEN was missed
    `She was missed (by someone).'
Example #4:

    (3)       a.       Okkur vanta­i vinnu.
    us-ACC lacked-3.sg. a job-ACC
    `We lacked / needed a job.'
Example #5:

    b.       Vi?■etum vinnu.
    we-NOM needed-1.pl. a job-ACC
    `We needed a job.'
Example #6:

    c.       ╚g tel [hana hafa sÚ­ myndina].                          OK
    I believe her-ACC have seen the picture
    `I believe her to have seen the picture.'
Example #7:

    d.         H˙n vir­ist [hafa sÚ­ myndina].                          OK
    she seems have seen the picture
    `She seems to have seen the picture.'
Example #8:

    e.         H˙n vonast til [a?PRO sj?myndina.]                     OK
    she hopes for to (NOM) see the picture
    `She hopes to see the picture.'
Example #9:

    b.         Hefur henni lei­st bˇkin?                                OK
    has her-DAT bored the book
    `Has she found the book boring?'
Example #10:

    c.         ╚g tel [henni hafa lei­st bˇkin].                        OK
    I believe her-DAT have bored the book
    `I believe that she has found the book boring.'
Example #11:

    d.         Henni vir­ist [hafa lei­st bˇkin].                       OK
    her-DAT seems have bored the book
    `It seems that she has found the book boring.'
Example #12:

    e.         H˙n vonast til [a?PRO lei­ast ekki bˇkin].              OK
    she hopes for to (DAT) bore not the book
    `She hopes not to find the book boring.'
Example #13:

    f.       H˙n var syju?og (henni) leiddist bˇkin.                  OK
    she was sleepy and (her) bored the book
    `She was sleepy and found the book boring.'
Example #14:

    (6)     a.       Vi?h÷f­um / * haf­i hresst.
    we-NOM had-1.pl / *3.sg. recovered
    `We had recovered.'
Example #15:

    b.       Okkur haf­i / * h÷f­um batna?
    us-DAT had-3.sg./*1.pl. recovered
    `We had recovered.'
Example #16:

    (i) *? Henni              leiddust         vi?
    her-DAT.3.sg. bored-3.pl           we-NOM.1.pl
    `She was bored with us.'
Example #17:

    (7)       Okkur h÷f­u lika?fyrirlestrarnir.
    us-DAT had-3.pl. liked the lectures-NOM.3.pl
    `We had liked the lectures.'