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:

Theresa Biberauer and Marc Richards (2006). True Optionality.

URL: http://people.pwf.cam.ac.uk/mtb23/NSP/BIB.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 4072&langcode=isl (2021-12-03).


Example #1:

    c.       gr       voru     konunginum gefnir hestar.               [Icelandic]
    yesterday were-3PL king.the-DAT given horses-NOM
    `Yesterday horses were given to the king.'
Example #2:

    e.       gr       hefur (*a) komi strkur.                      [Icelandic]
    yesterday has (Expl) come a.boy-NOM
    `Yesterday there came a boy.'
Example #3:

    a.     gr       hefur (*a) veri dansa.                          [Icelandic]
    yesterday has (Expl) become danced
    `Yesterday there was dancing.'