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). The Case Mirror.

URL: http://baserv.uci.kun.nl/~pdeswart/papers/The%20Case%20Mirror.pdf

(Last accessed 2006-02-18).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2373&langcode=pjt (2019-01-22).


Example #1:

    a. Minyma-ngku ngayu-nya pu-ngu
    woman.ERG         I.ACC        hit-PAST
    `The woman hit me.'
Example #2:

    b. Ngayula minyma          pu-ngu
    I.NOM       woman       hit-PAST
    `I hit the woman.'
Example #3:

    c. Tjitji-ngku Billy-nya       nya-ngu
    child.ERG     Billy.ACC     see-PAST
    `The child saw Billy.'
Example #4:

    a. Wati kuta-ngku               matu      kati-ngu
    man older-brother.ERG kangaroo carry-PAST
    `The older brother carried the kangaroo.'
Example #5:

    b. Nyanga minima-ngku           mutaka palya-mnu
    this      woman.ERG          car       fix-PAST
    `This woman fixed the car.'