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=nob (2021-09-17).


Example #1:

    a. Det    hendte   ham noe rart.
    there happened him something strange
    'Something strange happened to him.'
Example #2:

    b.   Noe rart          hendte   ham.
    something strange happened him
    'Something strange happened to him.'
Example #3:

    a. Ein tanke    slo    meg.
    a   thought struck me
    'A thought struck me.'
Example #4:

    (i) *Det   vart sent seg selv en katalog.
    there was sent REFL      a catalog
    'There was sent himself a catalog.'