ODIN

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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:

Thomas Grano (2005). On the Syntactic Status of "NP de VP" in Mandarin Chinese.

URL: http://www.stanford.edu/~tgrano/npdevp.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3524&langcode=cmn (2018-04-24).

 

Example #1:

    (1)   [Ta de piping shizheng]            gei ta dailai le hen duo mafan.
    he DE criticize current-politics give he bring LE very much trouble
    `His criticizing current politics brought him much trouble.'
Example #2:

    (2)   wo de shu
    I DE book
    `my book(s)'
Example #3:

    (3)   hong de hua
    red DE flower
    `red flower(s)'
Example #4:

    (4)   ni zui xihuan de chengshi
    you most like DE city
    `the city you like the most'
Example #5:

    (5)   a. Dianshitai baodao le na ci shigu.
    TV-station report LE that time accident
    `The TV station reported that accident.'
Example #6:

    b. dianshitai dui na ci shigu de baodao
    TV-station on that time accident DE report
    `the TV station's report of that accident'
Example #7:

    (6)    Yigong zhi you liang ge baodao.
    altogether only have two GE report
    `Altogether there are only two reports.'
Example #8:

    (7)    [Ta de shuo huang] shi ge xiguan.
    he DE say lie          is GE habit
    `His lying is a habit.'
Example #9:

    (8)   lingdao ganbu de da chi da he
    leading cadre DE big eat big drink
    `the leading cadre's heavy eating and drinking'
Example #10:

    (9)   laoshi de da shouban
    teacher DE hit palm
    `the teacher hitting the palm [of a student]'
Example #11:

    (10)   Wang laoban de shede          hua qian
    Wang boss DE be-willing-to spend money
    `Boss Wang's willingness to spend money'
Example #12:

    (11)   gongchandang yuan       de ganyu fuzeren
    communist-party member DE dare take-responsibility
    `the communist party member's courage to take responsibility'
Example #13:

    (12)   taitai de guanjiao haizi
    wife DE discipline child
    `the wife disciplining the child'
Example #14:

    (13)   Huniu de zhaoying Xiangzi
    Tigress DE look-after Xiangzi
    `Tigress looking after Xiangzi'
Example #15:

    (14)   Zhangsan de [bei ansha]      zhenjing le quan shijie.
    Zhangsan DE BEI assassinate surprise LE whole world
    `Zhangsan's being assassinated shocked the whole world.'
Example #16:

    (15)   Ta de [siyi     pinglun shizheng]        gei ta dailai le hen da de mafan.
    he DE wantonly discuss current-politics give he bring LE very big DE trouble
    `His wantonly discussing current politics brought him much trouble.'
Example #17:

    gaoxing you danxin.
    happy again worry
    ried.'
Example #18:

    yanzhong de houguo.
    serious DE consequence
    serious consequences.'
Example #19:

    touteng.
    have-headache
    `His frequently conflicting with others gives everyone a big headache.'
Example #20:

    (19) ?Ta de [ba tangshi       songci     du dao lanshu] rang wo hen jingya.
    he DE BA Tang-poetry Song-poetry read until familiar cause I very amazed
    `His reciting Tang and Song Dynasty poetry until thoroughly mastered amazes me.'
Example #21:

    (20) *Xiao haizi     DE [zhushi zhe/le/guo     ta] shi ta hen shengqi.
    small children DE stare ZHE/LE/GUO he cause he very angry
    `The children staring at him made him very angry.'
Example #22:

    lifa],           yuan       shi yi jian geng        xiao de shi.
    calendar-system, originally be one JIAN even-more small DE matter
    calendar systems was originally an even smaller matter.'
Example #23:

    (22) *tamen de [taolun taolun]
    they DE discuss discuss
    `their casual discussion'
Example #24:

    (23) *tongxuemen de [biaoyan de hen hao]
    classmates DE perform DE very good
    `the classmates performing very well'
Example #25:

    (24)    . . . er jinjin shi biaoyang ta de [dong         lijie]
    but only be praise             he DE understand etiquette
    `. . . it's just praising his understanding of etiquette'
Example #26:

    (25)    Wo juede shenti jiankang jiushi yu wo de [qi zixingche] you guanxi.
    I feel body health simply with I DE ride bicycle        have relation
    `I think my health is related to my bike-riding.'
Example #27:

    (34)    [Ta xihuan zhe/le/guo    bie de nuren] rang wo hen nanguo.
    he like ZHE/LE/GUO other DE woman cause I very sad
    `His liking another woman makes me very sad.'