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:

William Earl Griffin (1999). The Typology of Expletive THERE.

URL: http://fccl.ksu.ru/winter.99/lang_typ/there.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 32&langcode=cmn (2021-10-23).


Example #1:

    a. huayuán li you yi ge rén.
    garden in exist one CL person
    `One person is in the garden.'
Example #2:

    b. huayuán li you liang ge rén.
    garden in exist two CL person.
    `Two people are in the garden.'
Example #3:

    c. *THERE huayuán li you yi ge rén.
    THERE garden in exist one CL person
    `There is one person in the garden.'