# Parallel examples with glosses on same line [duplicate]

I'm writing a linguistics paper and I need to use the example environment a lot. I have noticed in some papers that examples are presented in parallel, that is with 2 different examples starting on the same line, with glosses under, but I have no idea of how to achieve that myself. I enclose a snip from a paper to illustrate what I mean and what I would like to achieve.

I use the cgloss4e and gb4e packages for example, and the documentation that I've found does not provide any information on this.

A MWE would be:

\documentclass[12]{article}
\usepackage[english]{babel}
\usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}
\usepackage{cgloss4e}
\usepackage{gb4e}

\begin{document}

Some text.

\begin{exe}

\ex \gll Ein hund \\ a dog \\
\ex \gll Un chien \\ a dog \\
\end{exe}

\end{document}


The two examples follow each other, although I would want them to be on the same line.

I've found no questions on this issue on this forum. Any thoughts?

• As a matter of fact, it does! Simpler than expected. By loading the \multicol package and using \begin{multicols}{2} right after \ex, I get the right result. Thanks! Jan 31, 2020 at 15:43