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:

Chih-Chen Jane Tang (2005). The Syntax and Semantics of Demonstratives in Paiwan*.

URL: http://ccms.ntu.edu.tw/~gilntu/data/workshop%20on%20Austronesian/14%20tang.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3520&langcode=niu (2021-06-15).


Example #1:

    (94)     e      tau manu kula fulufuluola e:
    AbsC Pl       bird red beautiful Dem
    `those beautiful red birds'
Example #2:

    (95)     a.      e       ha    Sione a leo
    AbsC GenP Sione a voice
    `Sione's voice'
Example #3:

    b.      e       leo ha     Sione
    AbsC voice GenP Sione
    `Sione's voice/voice of Sione'
Example #4:

    (96)     a.      toko-lima e tagata loloa
    Pers-five Lig person tall
    `five tall people'
Example #5:

    b.      Maori toko ua
    Maori Pers three
    `three Maoris'
Example #6:

    (97)     motu ikiii moe tokolalo ne         fa:
    island small and sandy Comp four
    `four small and sandy islets'