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:

Roger Hawkins, Gabriela Casillas, Hajime Hattori, James Hawthorne, Ritta Husted, Cristóbal Lozano, (2007). The Semantic Effects of Verb Raising and its Consequences in Second Language Grammars.

URL: http://privatewww.essex.ac.uk/~roghawk/Hawkins%20et%20al%20Semantic%20effects%20of%20verb%20raising%20-%20pdf.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2576&langcode=cmn (2018-01-20).


Example #1:

    11.       Wo (jintian/zuotian/mingtian) qu tushuquan
    I (today/yesterday/tomorrow) go library
    `= I will go to the library (tomorrow)'
Example #2:

    12a.      Ta       zai          chang                   (activity)
    He/she in-progress sing
    `He/she is singing'
Example #3:

    13a.     *Zhangsan zai                dao         jia
    Zhangsan in-progress      arrive         home
    `Zhangsan is arriving home'
Example #4:

    b.     *Zhangsan zhe-ji tian     zai                   xin       gui
    Zhangsan this-CL day in-progress                believe ghost
    `Zhangsan is believing in ghosts these days'