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:

Simpson, Andrew Focus, Presupposition and Light Predicate Raising in East and S.E.Asia

URL: http://www.usc.edu/dept/LAS/ealc/chinling/articles/jealpaper.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-10-01).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1493&langcode=cmn (2021-09-19).


Example #1:

    46)    men       kai-zhe
    door      open-Asp
    The door is open.
Example #2:

    47)    mang-yu                ji-yu
    be busy-Asp            worry-Asp
    be busy                be worrying
Example #3:

    48)    ta        sheng-yu     Beijing
    he        be born at   Beijing
    He was born in Beijing.
Example #4:

    (iii)   ta ba haizi da-le     yi dun
    he BA child hit-Asp one go
    `He hit the child.'
Example #5:

    (i)     ku-fang     zhong-di bu        de [VP ru nei ]
    warehouse premises NEG can enter inside
    `Trespassing is not allowed on the warehouse premises.'