Coindexation occurs when noun phrases (NPs) refer to the same entity in the world and corefer. As a result, two NPs that are coindexed receive the same index. An index most commonly is a letter or number, but may be anything to indicate NPs coreference. (Carnie, 2006, p. 150)


Example in the Secwepemctsín Context of Coindexation using i as the Index (found in Lai, 1998, p. 15 from Gardnier, 1993)


Carnie, A. (2006). Syntax: A generative introduction. John Wiley & Sons.

Lai, I. S. (1998). The grammar and acquisition of Secwepemctsín independent pronouns. [Master’s thesis, The University of British Columbia].