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:

Ananda Lima (2006). A Minimalist View on Differential Object Marking for Specificity.

URL: http://www.linguistics.ucla.edu/people/grads/lima/DOM_MLS_2006.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 4030&langcode=por (2021-06-22).


Example #1:

    (31)      Eu não conheci o/ um professor semana passada, porque... (Brazilian Portuguese)
    I not met the/ a professor week past                 because
    `I didn't meet the/a professor last week because...'
Example #2:

    a. ...ninguém encontrava ele/?*Ø.
    nobody found       him
    `...nobody could find him.'
Example #3:

    b. ...eles ainda não tinham contratado Ø.
    they still not had     hired
    `...they hadn't hired one yet.'