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:

Tanmoy Bhattacharya (2000). Remnant and Other XP Movements.

URL: http://www.homepages.ucl.ac.uk/~uclyara/ciil_1.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3885&langcode=ben (2020-05-25).


Example #1:

    (13)a. rajen-i       baRi jabe
    Rajen-EMP     home go-will
    `Only Rajen/ Rajen himself will go home'
Example #2:

    (14)a. ami          boi    du-To     dekhechi
    I            book two-CLA seen.1
    `I have      seen the two books'
Example #3:

    b. *amar bon-Ti khub Sada-Sidhe
    sister-CLA my very plain-straight
    `sister mine is very plain and simple'
Example #4:

    (19)a. rakhal-er       bhai/ *bhai rakhal-er  khub bhalo
    Rakhal-GEN brother/ brother Rakhal-GEN very good
    `Rakhal's bother is very good'
Example #5:

    (20)a. ei            du-To         bhai amar ....
    this          two-CLA       brother mine
    `these       two brothers (of) mine, ....'
Example #6:

    (32)a. amar naTok lekha                                                     (gerund)
    my      play writing
    `my play writing'
Example #7:

    b. amar lekha naTok                                                      (adjectival participle)
    my      written play
    `a play written by me'
Example #8:

    (33)a. amar gaRi cala-no
    my      car     drive-GER
    `my driving a car'
Example #9:

    (35)a. jOn kon boi-Ta          poRlo
    John which book-CLA read?
    `Which book did John read?'
Example #10:

    b. jOn meri cole gEche bollo
    John who left gone said?
    `Who did John say left?'
Example #11:

    (41)   ora [CP ke aSbe       (bole)] Suneche               Sub [CP ..wh..] V
    they who come.FUT.3 COMP hear.PAST.3
    ii. They have heard who will come.
Example #12:

    (42)   ora Suneche        [ke aSbe ]                       Sub V [CP ..wh..]
    they hear.PAST.3 who come.FUT.3
    ii. They have heard who will come.
Example #13:

    (43)   tumi [ke cole gEche] bhabcho meri bollo
    You [who leave gone]i think.2 Mary ti said ti ?
    `Who do you think Mary said left?'
Example #14:

    (45)   jOn [CP meri kon boi-Ta      poRe-che]i bollo ti ?
    John [ Mary which book-CLA read-has.3] said?
    `Which book did John say Mary read?'
Example #15:

    (47)   [jOn     [CP ke cole gEche]i bollo ti ?
    [John        who leave gone ]     said?
    `Who      did John say left?'
Example #16:

    (48)   [jOn      kei bollo [ ti cole gEche]
    [John    who said        leave gone]?
    `Who      did John say left?'
Example #17:

    (49)   jOn [CP or baba aS-be]           Sone ni, kintu [CP ma aSbe]          Suneche
    John [his father come-FUT.3] heard not, but [mother come-FUT.3] heard
    `John didn't hear that his father will come, (he) heard that his mother will com
Example #18:

    (54)   jon Dilons-e      kal       [kon boi-Ta]i    kinlo ti
    John Dillons-LOC yesterday which book-CLA bought?
    `Which book did John buy yesterday in Dillons?'