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:

Evans, Nicholas (2004). Reciprocal constructions: towards a structural typology.

URL: http://www.linguistics.unimelb.edu.au/research/projects/reciprocals/papers/berlin.recips.ho.pdf

(Last accessed 2006-02-02).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2020&langcode=mph (2022-01-22).


Example #1:

    mata          wakij         ja              Nawangari
    VE:ART        fishing.line MA:ART           [name]
    `Nawangari and I were struggling against each other for the fishing line.'
Example #2:

    (40) Ngani-wu-ng             la      ngapimung
    Maw 3masc>1.sg-hit-PP CONJ 1sgCONTR
    Lit: `He hit me, and I in turn.' (Singer in prep.)