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:

René Schiering (2006). Cliticization and the Evolution of Morphology.

URL: http://www.ub.uni-konstanz.de/kops/volltexte/2006/1872/pdf/Schiering_2006.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3404&langcode=tam (2021-06-15).


Example #1:

    (8)    avan vantaanaa                                           Tamil
    he come-past-3sm-ip
    `Did he come?'                                           (Asher 1982: 4)
Example #2:

    (9)     a. avan vantaan                                           Tamil
    he come-past-3sm
    `He came.'
Example #3:

    b. avan vantaan
    he come-past-3sm
    `Did he come?'
Example #4:

    c. avan vantaan=aa
    he come-past-3sm=ip
    `Did he come?'                                            (Asher 1982: 4)