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:

University of Manchester LI2031 (2004). Introduction to Typology: Lecture 11.

URL: http://lings.ln.man.ac.uk/Students/CourseUnits/LI2031/lecture_11_ho.pdf

(Last accessed 2006-02-18).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2383&langcode=gni (2022-01-22).


Example #1:

    `If the kangaroo runs fast, I won't be able to spear it.'
Example #2:

    Parlanyi milayala           mangarri mutkilarni
    snake     see.subj.1.nom.A not        step.on.irr.1.nom.A.pot
    `Had I seen the snake, I wouldn't have stepped on it.'
Example #3:

    kampaya kartjawani             nyiminpani
    water.loc fall.subj.3.nom.ANI drowned
    `Because he fell in the water, he drowned.'               (McGregor 1988)