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:



Some text. 


\ex \gll Ein hund \\ a dog \\
\ex \gll Un chien \\ a dog \\ 


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?

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  • 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!
    – EspenJK
    Jan 31, 2020 at 15:43


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