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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:

Lydia Grebenyova (2006). MULTIPLE INTERROGATIVES.

URL: http://www3.baylor.edu/~Lydia_Grebenyova/Dissertation_final.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 4038&langcode=mal (2021-09-27).


Example #1:

    (196) Gibu aaRko-okke ent-okke kodutu?                                                Malayalam
    Gibu who-each        what-each gave
    `Who did Gibu give what?'
Example #2:

    (228) Gibu aaRko ent kodutu?                           PL/SP              Malayalam
    Gibu who what gave
    `Who did Gibu give what?'
Example #3:

    (232) a. Palli raajakumaari-kku ent-aaNu kodutt-atu
    lizard princess-DAT         what-be give-NOMINALIZER
    What did the lizard give to the princess? (What is it that the lizard gave...?)
Example #4:

    b. TavaLa ent-aaNu eviDe-yaaNu oLi-ppi-ccu                vecc-atu?
    frog     what-be        where-be     hide-CAUS-PST put-NOMINALIZER
    `What did the frog hide where?'
Example #5:

    (233) a. TavaLa ent-okke eviDe-yokke oLi-ppi-ccu                   vecc-atu?
    frog    what-each where-each hide-CAUS-PST put-NOMINALIZER
    `What all did hide where all?'
Example #6:

    b. TavaLa ent-okke-yaaNu eviDe-yokke-aaNu oLi-ppi-ccu vecc-atu?
    frog     what-each-be         where-each-be    hide-CAUS-PST put-NOMINAL
    `What did the frog hide where?'