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:

Andrew Simpson (2005). Classifiers and DP structure in Southeast Asia.

URL: http://www.people.fas.harvard.edu/~ctjhuang/Course_LSA222/readings/Simpson.2005.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3360&langcode=cmn (2021-09-19).


Example #1:

    (18)      mie-guo-zhe            wu-shi
    destroy-country-NZL 50
    `His extinctions of countries were fifty.' (Meng 3B/9)
Example #2:

    (23)   you da jiang er ren. Er jiang...
    be big general 2 CL 2 general..
    `There were two great generals. The two generals...'
Example #3:

    (25)   xi sang di yu Qin qi-bai-li
    west lose land to Qin 700 li
    `On the west we lost 700 li's land to the Qin' (Meng 1A/5, in Pulleyblank 1995)
Example #4:

    (48)     he    ge san ping jiu
    drink GE 3 CL wine
    `do a drinking of three bottles of wine'