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:

Baker, Mark C. and Jason Kandybowicz Verb Phrase Structure and Directionality in Nupe

URL: http://ling.rutgers.edu/people/faculty/baker/Nupe-order-final.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-05-31).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1211&langcode=dic (2020-08-13).


Example #1:

    (1)      a.  l sak.
    we ate rice
    `We ate rice.'
Example #2:

    b.     l      sak l.
    we PERF rice eat
    `We have eaten rice.'
Example #3:

    (13)    N k        na gli       ml ptu s.                       (Koopman (1984):28)
    I FUT my mounds in grass remove
    `I will clear the weed from my mounds.'