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:

Travis, Lisa deMena (2005). States, abilities and accidents.

URL: http://www.arts.mcgill.ca/programs/linguistics/faculty/travis/pdf_word_files/CLA05ho.pdf

(Last accessed 2006-01-02).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1606&langcode=ell (2020-08-07).


Example #1:

    a. Borusa         na     sikoso               afto to trapezi ala den to sikosa
    CAN.impfv.1s NA       lift.non-pst-pfv.1s this the table but NEG it lift.impfv
    `(In those days), I   could lift this table but I didn't lift it.'
Example #2:

    b. Boresa          na tu miliso                  (#ala den tu milisa)
    can.pst-pfv.1s NA him talk.non-pst.pfv.1s but NEG him talk.pst-pfv
    `I was able to talk to John (but I did not talk to him).'