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:

Andrea Rackowski (2002). Subject and Specificity.

URL: http://web.mit.edu/norvin/www/24.956/Rackowski.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3995&langcode=isl (2021-12-03).


Example #1:

    (10)   Eg lana Mariu baekurnar ekki
    I lend Maria the books not
    "I do not lend Maria the books."     (judgments vary according to intonation)
Example #2:

    b.     Eg lana Mariu ekki baekurnar.
    I lend Maria not the books
    "I do not lend the books to Maria."         (Collins and Thrainsson 1996)