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:

Matthew S. Dryer (2000). Word Order in Tibeto-Surman Languages.

URL: http://www.r0ry.co.uk/mirror/tibeto-burman.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3380&langcode=cnh (2021-12-03).


Example #1:

    (4)    raalkaap     fa-le
    soldier      child-PLUR
    `the soldier's children' (Hay-Neave 1933: 90)
Example #2:

    (5)     falam    ah
    Falam to
    `to Falam' (Hay-Neave 1933: 54)
Example #3:

    (8)     mipa a         si
    man 3sg        be
    `he is a man' (Hay-Neave 1933: 13)
Example #4:

    (11)   [zung ah         ka     ton lai       tiah]    hei        chim
    office LOC 1SG meet FUT COMP near.here                    tell
    `tell him that I will see him in the office' (Hay-Neave 1933: 84)
Example #5:

    c.    sia      nih    a      rawl an ei lengmang
    mithun ERG 3SG food 3PL eat CONTIN
    `mythun have been eating his crops' (Hay-Neave 1933: 15)
Example #6:

    duhsan-tein     a    chim
    slow-ADV        3SG speak
    `he speaks slowly' (Hay-Neave 1933: 49)