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:

Jennie Tran and Kamil Deen (2003). Aspect Marking and Modality in Child Vietnamese.

URL: http://psy-static01.bu.edu/posters/tran.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2757&langcode=vie (2019-05-21).


Example #1:

    (6) Con mo d thng.
    cl cat      cute
    `The cat is cute.'
Example #2:

    e.g., bng p qu
    flower pretty too
    `The flower is (very/too) pretty.'
Example #3:

    (10) Kin nh qu ri.
    Ant small too Asp
    `The ants were too small.'
Example #4:

    (11) CHI: i v     -     i v     r i
    go home    go home Asp
    `Go home     I want to go home.'
Example #5:

    DAD: i v -         i v       i - khng i cu tut na h? cu tut na khng?
    go home    go home IMP  not go slide more right? slide more no?
    `Go home,   let's go home. You don't go on the slide anymore? Any more slid?
Example #6:

    (12) CHI: v - vit ri  vit - vit ri - vit (child makes very demanding sounds) vit (9x)
    draw  write Asp  write  write Asp  write ..... write
    `Draw - I want to write  write  I want to write  write .... write (9x)'
Example #7:

    DAD:       h? thay t            r i
    huh? change diapers Asp
    `Huh? I changed the diapers.'
Example #8:

    DAD:       thay ri
    change Asp
    `I changed.'
Example #9:

    CHI:       thay t         ri - thay t            na ri (2x)
    change diapers Asp  change diapers again Asp
    `I want to change diapers  I want to change diapers again.'