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:

Ingebjørg Tonne (2002). Elucidating Norwegian Progressives Using Corpora*.

URL: http://www-uilots.let.uu.nl/conferences/Perspectives_on_Aspect/Proceedings/Tonne.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 547&langcode=nob (2021-09-17).


Example #1:

    (1)      a.       Barna satt og skreiv
    children-the sat and wrote
    'The children were writing.'
Example #2:

    b.       Barna skreiv.
    children-the wrote
    'The children wrote/were writing.'
Example #3:

    b.       Ungene samla sammen papir og treull ...
    kids-the collected together paper and wood-wool
    'The boys were gathering up/gathered up paper and string ...'
Example #4:

    (6)     Jeg satt som sagt og var fascinert av det yrende vinduslivet, ...
    I sat as said and was fascinated of the teeming window-life
    'As I mentioned, I was observing with fascination the teeming life in my window,