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:

Nakamura, Wataru (1997). A Constraint-Based Typology of Case Systems - Chapter 1.

URL: http://wings.buffalo.edu/linguistics/people/students/dissertations/nakamura/nakamurach.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-05-31).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1183&langcode=ben (2018-01-23).


Example #1:

    (68) a.       se             ekti     sundor            meyeke      dekhlo.
    he:NOM         a        pretty            girl:ACC    saw
    'He saw a pretty girl'.
Example #2:

    b.     taar           ghum         bhaanglo.
    him:DAT        sleep        broke
    'His sleep broke (He awakened).'
Example #3:

    c.     taar         asukh               holo.
    him:DAT      illness             became
    'He became unwell'.
Example #4:

    d.     aamaar        tomaake            mone           porbe.
    me:DAT        you:ACC            mind-LOC       fall:FUT
    'I will remember you'.