ODIN

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:

de Swart, Peter (2003). Transitivity and the Unmarked Object.

URL: http://baserv.uci.kun.nl/~pdeswart/presentations/vancouver.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-03-29).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1272&langcode=mal (2019-07-21).

 

Example #1:

    a. Avan oru paSuvine va˝˝i.
    he   a cow.acc buy-past
    `He bought a cow.'
Example #2:

    b.   ˝aan tee˝˝a       va˝˝i.
    I     coconut.nom buy-past
    `I bought some coconuts.'
Example #3:

    a. Avan oru paSuvine va˝˝i.
    he    a cow.acc buy-past
    `He bought a cow.'
Example #4:

    b. ˝aan tee˝˝a        va˝˝i.
    I     coconut.nom buy-past
    `I bought some coconuts.'
Example #5:

    a. Kappal tiramaalakaÝe bheediccu.
    ship.nom wave.pl.acc split-past
    `The ship broke through the waves.'
Example #6:

    b. TiramaalakaÝ kappaline bheediccu.
    wave.pl.nom ship.acc split-past
    `The waves split the ship.'
Example #7:

    a. [email protected] ku˙il         naSippiccu.
    fire.nom hut.nom destroy-past
    `Fire destroyed the hut.'
Example #8:

    b. VeÝÝam        [email protected]   ke˙utti.
    water.nom fire.nom extinguish-past
    `Water extinguished the fire.'