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:

David Mortensen (2003). Two Kinds of Variable Elements in Hmong Anaphora.

URL: http://socrates.berkeley.edu/~dmort/two_kinds_of_variable_elements.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 84&langcode=cmn (2021-09-24).


Example #1:

    (36) Sheii xian lai sheii (jiu) xian chi.
    who first come who then first eat
    `Whoever comes first eats first.'                        (Cheng and Huang 1996)
Example #2:

    (37) a. * Shei kan jian pro, shei (jiu) xihuan pro.
    who look see       who then like
    Intended: `Whoever sees (him), likes (him).'