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:

Dench, Alan (2003). From Purposive/Future to Present: Shifting temporal categories in the Pilbara languages of north wes.

URL: http://www.linguistics.uwa.edu.au/__data/page/50409/present.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-02-15).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 129&langcode=yia (2019-03-23).


Example #1:

    (8) Yungu      warni-wu-nu. Walha-rna-nta         wangka-wu marrupurta          wayi.
    rain       fall-FUT-AFF first-1sgS-2sgO       talk-FUT      tomorrow        maybe
    "It might rain. Better if I talk to you tomorrow maybe." (Dench 1998:44, ex. 127
Example #2:

    (9) Kuruwanyji yingka-lku-rru           nyintanha.
    cat              scratch-FUT-NOW 2sgACC
    "That cat might scratch you." (Dench 1998:44, ex. 128)
Example #3:

    (11) Papa-wu-rna         parlapiya-nyi       paja-lkura.
    water-DAT-1sgS want-PRES             drink-PURP
    "I want water to drink." (Dench 1998:27, ex. 64)