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:

C.-T. James Huang (2003). The Distribution of Negative NPs and Some Typological Correlates.

URL: http://www.people.fas.harvard.edu/~ctjhuang/Course_LSA222/readings/Huang.2003.nobody.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3523&langcode=isl (2021-12-03).


Example #1:

    (23)   a. *Jón hefur keypt engar bökur.
    Jón has bought no     books
    `Jón has bought no books.'
Example #2:

    b.    Jón hefur engar bökur keypt.
    Jón has no books bought
    `Jón has bought no books.'