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:

Newmeyer, Frederick J. (2004). Some Thoughts on the Serial Verb Construction.

URL: http://www.typologie.cnrs.fr/fr/gabarits/TUL%20Newmeyer.pdf

(Last accessed ).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2747&langcode=cmn (2018-01-21).


Example #1:

    zhansan          chuan-shan yifu              tiao zai   di-shan
    Zhang-san        put on         clothes       jump on    floor
    `Zhang-san      put on his clothes and then jumped on the floor'
Example #2:

    (4)       mi     wroko       gi   en                      (Sranan; Lord 1993)
    I      worked      gave him
    `I worked for him'