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:

LaPolla, Randy J. (1997). Grammaticalization as the Fossilization of Constraints on Interpretation:Towards a Single Theory of.

URL: http://www.latrobe.edu.au/linguistics/stlapolla_data/PublicationItems/Unpublished/GACRT.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-05-11).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1034&langcode=cmn (2018-01-20).


Example #1:

    (16) a. Xiao    goui zou dao sh--an   dixia, nei ge r|en jiu kanjian le i.
    little   dog walk to mountain bottom that CL person then see CSM
    (Lit.:    `The little dog went downhill and the man saw .')
Example #2:

    b. Nei ge r|eni zou dao sh--an dixia, jiu i kanjian le xiao gou.
    that CL person walk to mountain bottom then      see CSM little dog
    `The man went downhill and saw the little dog.'
Example #3:

    (20) a. T--a   qu xu|exiao.
    3sg    go school
    d. She    goes to school./He goes to school.