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:

Masayoshi Shibatani and P. Pardeshi (2002). The Causative Continuum.

URL: http://www.lit.kobe-u.ac.jp/linguistics/S-P.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1219&langcode=kin (2018-03-22).


Example #1:

    a. Umugóre a- ra- andik - iish- a                   íbarúwa íkarámu.
    woman she- PRES - write- INSTR- ASP letter pen
    `The woman     is writing a letter with a pen.'
Example #2:

    b. Umwáalímu     a- ra-som-eesh-a                abányéeshuúri ibitabo.
    teacher        he- PRES- read- CAUS - ASP students           books
    `The teacher   is making the students read books.'