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On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 3:46 PM, Andrew Jarrette <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> What are interlinears, which I've seen mentioned often on this forum.
> Anyone? (I had thought they were simply translations of a real language,
> e.g. English, into one's conlang, to observe how the conlang looks in its
> written form.  But I think now I'm probably wrong.  Anyone care to inform me
> aright?)

I'll leave it to someone else to write a friendly explanation. But in
the meantime, here are two useful links you might investigate:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interlinear

http://www.eva.mpg.de/lingua/resources/glossing-rules.php


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AA