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:

Miyamoto, Edson T. (2003). Typing Mismatch Eects in the Processing of Wh-Phrases in Japanese.

URL: http://www.lingua.tsukuba.ac.jp/etm/ms/p/2003-tme.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-03-08).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 630&langcode=jpn (2022-01-19).


Example #1:

    (5) a. Mary-ga     nani-o      tataiteiru-no?
    Mary-Nom what-Acc hitting-is-QP
    `What is Mary hitting?'
Example #2:

    Tom-ga      omotta-to         Harry-ga   itta-no?
    Tom-Nom thought-that Harry-Nom said-QP
Example #3:

    (11) a.  Dare-ga        John-ga   Mary-ni    atta-ka sitteiru.
    who-Nom John-Nom Mary-Dat met-QP knows.
    `Who knows whether John met Mary.'
Example #4:

    b.    Dare-ga   John-ga   Mary-ni    atta-ka sitteiru-no?
    who-Nom John-Nom Mary-Dat met-QP knows-QP
    `Who knows whether John met Mary?'
Example #5:

    c.    Dare-ga   John-ga   Mary-ni    atta-to   itta-no?
    who-Nom John-Nom Mary-Dat met-that said-QP
    `Who said that John met Mary?'