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:

Green, Melanie Predication, Equation and Information Structure: Evidence from Hausa Copular Sentences

URL: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/Users/melanieg/Cop.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-03-29).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 948&langcode=arb (2020-09-27).


Example #1:

    (47)     a. Said *(huwwa) l-mudrris                                                            specificational
    Said PRO.3ms the-teacher
    `Said is the teacher'
Example #2:

    b. l-mudrris *(huwwa) Said                                                            specificational
    the teacher PRO.3ms Said
    `The teacher is Said'
Example #3:

    (48)    a. Saida    (hiyya) zwina                                                               predicational
    Saida    PRO.3fs      pretty
    `Saida   is pretty'
Example #4:

    b. Saida     (hiyya) lli     zwina
    Saida     she      COMP pretty
    `Saida    is pretty'