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:

Taylor Roberts (2000). Clitics and Agreement.

URL: http://www.yorku.ca/twainweb/troberts/ling/roberts2000diss.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3490&langcode=cmn (2021-09-24).


Example #1:

    (125)        a.    e    lai-le
    come-    PERF
    'He came'
Example #2:

    b.    Lisi    hen     xihuan        e
    Lisi    very    like
    'Lisii likes himj/*i very much'
Example #3:

    c.    Zhangsan       shuo    [e     bu         renshi     Lisi]
    Zhangsan       say            not        know       Lisi
    'Zhangsani said that hei/j/*k did not know Lisik'
Example #4:

    d.    Zhangsan       shuo    [Lisi       bu      renshi     e]
    Zhangsan       say     Lisi        not     know
    'Zhangsani said that Lisij did not know himk/*i'             (Huang 1984: 537)
Example #5:

    (126)        Zhangsan             shuo    [Lisi       bu      renshi     ta]
    Zhangsan             say     Lisi        not     know       him
    'Zhangsani said that Lisij did not know himi/k'                    (Huang 1984: