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:

Ellen Woolford (1993). Symmetric and Asymmetric Passives.

URL: http://people.umass.edu/ellenw/Woolford%20Symmetric%20and%20Asymmetric%20Passives.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3705&langcode=lat (2021-12-06).


Example #1:

    (21) a. Rogo Petrum    sententiam.
    ask Peter-acc opinion-acc
    'I ask Peter (his) opinion.'
Example #2:

    b. Petrus    rogatur     sententiam
    Peter-nom ask-passive opinion-acc
    'Peter is asked (his) opinion.'
Example #3:

    a. Milites acriter pugnaverunt.
    soldiers fiercely fought
    'The soldiers fought fiercely.'
Example #4:

    b. Acriter (a militibus) pugnatum est.
    fiercely by soldiers fought    is
    'There was fierce fighting (by the soldiers).'
Example #5:

    (23) a. Alexander      Dareum      vicit.
    Alexander(nom) Darius(acc) conquered
    'Alexander conquered Darius.'
Example #6:

    b. Dareus      ab Alexandro victus    est.
    Darius(nom) by Alexander conquered is
    'Darius was conquered by Alexander.'