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:

C.-T. James Huang and Masao Ochi (2003). Syntax of the Hell.

URL: http://www.people.fas.harvard.edu/~ctjhuang/Course_LSA222/readings/Huang_Ochi.2004.hell.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3014&langcode=nan (2021-09-27).


Example #1:

    b.     li ti kong shimi waNko?        goa long thiaN bo. (*tuei chite waNko)
    you at say what bowl-&-pot I all hear not which one bowl-&-pot
    `What on earth are you talking about? I can't figure out a thing?'
Example #2:

    b.     li taote ti kong shimi waNko?          (Taiwanese)
    You daodi at say what bowl-and-pot
    `What the hell are you talking about?'