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:

Matthew S. Dryer (2000). Word Order in Tibeto-Surman Languages.

URL: http://www.r0ry.co.uk/mirror/tibeto-burman.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3380&langcode=ctd (2019-01-17).


Example #1:

    a.   bui            in   khuang tum . . .
    bamboo.rat          drum      beat
    `now the bamboo rat was beating his drum ...' (Henderson 1965: 5, sentence 30)
Example #2:

    (19)   a.    zu       beel tung      khat in       lup sim        a
    beer     pot over       one PTCL fill secretly PTCL
    `he secretly filled an upright beer pot' (Henderson 1965: 4, sentence 4)
Example #3:

    lo     a-kuan nawn           kei   hi
    field 3-go       anymore NEG INDIC
    `he did not go out to work any more that day' (Henderson 1965: 4)