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:

Andrew Spencer (2005). Towards a Typology of "Mixed Categories".

URL: http://privatewww.essex.ac.uk/~spena/papers/Spencer%20mixedcats.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3906&langcode=jpn (2022-01-20).


Example #1:

    (56)   a.      Sono hito-ga          eigo-ga     wakaru
    that person-Nom       English-Nom understand
    `That person understands English'
Example #2:

    b.      [Eigo-ga             wakaru]       hito
    English-Nom          understand    person
    `a person who understands English'
Example #3:

    b.      [tegami o            kai-ta]            hito
    letter-Acc           write-Past         person
    `the person who wrote the letter'