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:

Drubig, Hans Bernhard (2000). TOWARDS A TYPOLOGY OF FOCUS AND FOCUS CONSTRUCTIONS.

URL: http://www.sfb441.uni-tuebingen.de/b2/papers/DrubigTypol.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-02-18).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 524&langcode=cmn (2018-01-20).

 

Example #1:

    (88) Q:     ni    kanjian shenme dongxi diao dao wuding le ?
    you see        what       thing     fall    onto roof     ASP
    'What did you see fall on the roof?'
Example #2:

    (89) Q:     shi   shenme dongxii ni kanjian ti diao dao wuding le ?
    FOC what       thing      you see            fall   onto roof   ASP
    'What was it that you saw fall on the roof?'
Example #3:

    A:    shi   shuzhii wo kanjian ti diao dao wuding le.
    FOC branch I        see           fall     onto roof     ASP
    'I saw A BRANCH fall on the roof'