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:

Jimmy Lin (2004). Event Structure and the Encoding of Arguments.

URL: http://www.umiacs.umd.edu/~jimmylin/publications/JLin-Mandarin-verb-syntax.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1366&langcode=nya (2021-09-17).


Example #1:

    (85)    a. Mtsikana ana-chit-its-a    kuti mtsuko    u-gw-e.
    girl       Agr-do-make-Asp that waterp ot Agr-fall-        Asp
    `The girl made the waterpot fall.'
Example #2:

    b. Mtsikana anau-gw-ets-a       mtsuko
    girl       Agr-fall-made-Asp waterp ot
    `The girl made the waterpot fall.'