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:

Chang, Yung-Li & Wei-tien Dylan Tsai (2001). Actor-sensitivity and obligatory control in Kavalan and some other Formosan languages.

URL: http://www.usc.edu/dept/LAS/ealc/chinling/articles/e1.pdf

(Last accessed 2006-01-02).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1590&langcode=pyu (2019-03-24).


Example #1:

    a. tu-aisel-aw          tu-walak        pa-ekan da              tinalek kan tina-taw
    3S.Gen-persuade-PV 3S.Gen-child Cau-eat Obl                  rice Obl mother-3P.Obl
    `Mother persuaded the child to eat rice.'
Example #2:

    b. tu-pawka-(y)aw i         ukak pa-alu        kana              maidaN
    3S.Gen-send-PV Nom Ukak Cau-hunt Obl                         old.man
    `The old man sent Ukak to hunt.'
Example #3:

    pa-takaw da paysu
    Cau-steal Obl money
    `Pilay did not force Ukak to steal money.'
Example #4:

    3S.Gen-persuade-NAV Cau-drink Obl wine             Obl Pilay Nom Ukak
    `Pilay persuaded Ukak to drink wine.'