ODIN

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:

Amy Rose Deal (2005). Pro-drop, topic-drop, and the functional lexicon.

URL: http://people.umass.edu/amyrose/Deal_thesis_final.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3378&langcode=cmn (2018-07-18).

 

Example #1:

    Zhangsan kanjian Lisi le ma?                           (Huang 1984)
    Zhangsan see     Lisi ASP Q
    `Did Zhangsan see Lisi?'
Example #2:

    (52)a. Zhangsan shuo [pro bu renshi Lisi]          (Huang 1984: 537)
    Zhangsan say         not know Lisi
    `Zhangsan said that (he) did not know Lisi'
Example #3:

    (81)a. neichang huo, xingkui xiofangdui lai de zao                   Chinese (Huang 1984)
    that      fire fortunately fire.brigade come COMP early
    `That fire, fortunately the fire brigade came early'42
Example #4:

    (91)   Zhangsan shefa [e bangmang wo]                 (Huang 1984: 556)
    Zhangsan try       help      1sg
    `Zhangsan tried to help me.'
Example #5:

    (96)   Zhangsan shuo [pro bu renshi Lisi]                              =(90)
    Zhangsan say         not know Lisi
    `Zhangsan said that (he) did not know Lisi'
Example #6:

    (99)     Zhangsan shuo [Lisi bu renshi e]
    Zhangsan say Lisi not know
    `Zhangsani said that Lisi did not know (himj)'