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:

Theresa Biberauer and Marc Richards (2006). True Optionality.

URL: http://people.pwf.cam.ac.uk/mtb23/NSP/BIB.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 4072&langcode=arb (2020-09-27).


Example #1:

    (33)    a.     kull-u     t-tullaab-i       zaa?-uu.
    all-NOM the-students-GEN come-PAST-3MP
    `All the students came.'
Example #2:

    (34)    a.     t-tullaab-u         kull-u-hum zaa?-uu.
    the-students-NOM all-NOM-them come-PAST-3MP
    `All the students came.'
Example #3:

    b.       t-tullaab-u       kaan-uu        kull-u-hum  ya-drus-uun.
    the-students-NOM be-PAST-3MP all-NOM-them 3-study-MP
    `The students were all studying.'