ODIN

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=yih (2021-09-19).

 

Example #1:

    (9) a. Max hot dos bukh mistome/ nekhtn/      keyn mol nit geleyent.                                        (Yiddish)
    Max has the book probably/ yesterday/ never read
    `Max has probably/ never read the book (/yesterday).'
Example #2:

    b. *Maks hot a bukh mistome/ nekhtn/ keyn mol nit geleyent.
    Max has a book probably/ yesterday/ never read
    `Max has probably/never read a book (/yesterday).' (Diesing 1997, pp. 389-390)