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:

Miller, D. Gary (2003). Where do conjugated infinitives come from?.

URL: http://www.benjamins.nl/jbp/series/DIA/20-1/art/0004a.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-03-07).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 576&langcode=ell (2021-09-28).


Example #1:

    a. i Maria          prospathi-s-e na diavas-i
    the M.nom.sg try-pst-3sg inf read-3sg
    "Mary tried to read"
Example #2:

    b. ?*i Maria        prospathise na diavas-un
    the M.nom.sg tried         inf read-3pl
    "Mary tried for them to read" (Terzi 1997: 338)
Example #3:

    a. pioni nevriaz-i to PROi na plen-i      to aftokinito (tu) ti
    whom upset-3sg the        inf wash-3sg the car       (his)
    b. "who does PRO washing his/the car upset?" (Terzi 1997: 346)