Adjective "Interlinear" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Interlinear


    Definition:

    1. situated or inserted between lines, as of the lines of print in a book: a Latin text with interlinear translation.

    2. having interpolated lines; interlined.

    3. having the same text in various languages set in alternate lines: the interlinear Bible. noun

    4. a book, especially a textbook, having interlinear matter, as a translation.

    Examples:

    "translations can be interlinear."

    "glosses can be interlinear."