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:

NAPASRI TIMYAM (2003). A comparative study of double-object constructions in English and Thai.

URL: http://www.ling.hawaii.edu/research/WorkingPapers/wp-timyam.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1817&langcode=tha (2021-09-19).


Example #1:

    cn khaay nasyy                      mæærii
    John sell     book                  Mary
    `John sold Mary a book.'
Example #2:

    cn li aahaan                        mæærii
    John feed meal                      Mary
    `John fed Mary a meal.'
Example #3:

    cn sn            lek     mæærii
    John teach       math Mary
    `John taught Mary math'.
Example #4:

    cn athibaay          lek    mæærii
    John explain         math Mary
    `John explained math to Mary.'
Example #5:

    cn thaam thaa pay            h-samut mæærii
    John ask     way go          library      Mary
    `John asked Mary the way to the library.'
Example #6:

    *cn aan nithaan          mæærii
    John read tale          Mary
    `John read Mary a tale.'
Example #7:

    a. *cn fæks cotmaay mæærii                         (novel verb/loan word)
    John fax     letter       Mary
    `John faxed Mary a letter.'
Example #8:

    b. cn srf khry-dyym mæærii                              (loan word)
    John     serve drink        Mary
    `John served Mary a drink.'