The Online Database of Interlinear Text


The following interlinear glossed text data was extracted from a document found on the World Wide Web via a semi-automated process. The data presented here could contain corruption (degraded or missing characters), so the source document (link below) should be consulted to ensure accuracy. If you use any of the data shown here for research purposes, be sure to cite ODIN and the source document. Please use the following citation record or variant thereof:

Gontzal Aldai (2005). From (more) ergative case-marking to (more) active case-marking.

URL: http://email.eva.mpg.de/~wichmann/CollectiveAbstracts.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3376&langcode=ami (2020-05-25).


Example #1:

    a.   mi-patay        cira           tina           tamdaw          (I)
    MI-kill         NOM.3s         OBL.this       person
    He killed this person.
Example #2:

    b.     ma     patay kina            tamdaw                         (III)
    MA dead NOM.this             person
    This person is dead.
Example #3:

    c.     ma     patay nira            kina            tamdaw         (III)
    MA dead GEN.3s               NOM.this        person
    This person is dead because of him. He killed this person