ODIN

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:

DeGraff, Michel (2001). The abnormality of 'abnormal transmission' in Creole genesis: Lessons from morpho-syntax and/in diac.

URL: http://web.mit.edu/linguistics/www/degraff/lsa-handout-rev.pdf

(Last accessed 2006-02-26).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2449&langcode=hat (2019-05-21).

 

Example #1:

    20 a.          Bouki konnen Boukin t
    Bouki know Boukin t
    `Bouki knows Boukin t'
Example #2:

    b.     Bouki konnen li
    Bouki know 3sg
    `Bouki knows him her it'
Example #3:

    b.     Bouki pa       konnen Boukin t
    Bouki NEG know Boukin t
    `Bouki doesn't know Boukin t'
Example #4:

    Boukin      t     te       renmen    Bouki
    Boukin      t     ANT renmen         Bouki
    `Boukin     t    loved Bouki'
Example #5:

    b. Boukin       t     ap       renmen   Bouki
    Boukin      t     FUT love          Bouki
    `Boukin     t    will love Bouki'
Example #6:

    c. Boukin       t     a       renmen     Bouki si ...
    Boukin      t     IRR love           Bouki if
    `Boukin     t    would love Bouki    if ...'
Example #7:

    b. Li te deja  pati                                                                                        HC
    3sg ANT already leave
    `He had already left'
Example #8:

    77 a. Li te nan sinema                                                                                        HC
    3sg ANT in movie-theater
    `He She was at the movies'
Example #9:

    78 a. mo t voudr
    1sg TE want+R
    `I would want' cf. Fr Moi, je voudrais and HC Mwen t a vle
Example #10:

    b. ly t faudr
    3sg TE need+R
    `There should be some' cf. Fr Il en faudrait and HC F k genyen
Example #11:

    d. Fodre         ou ta     w jan m kontan
    need+COND 2sg would see how 1sg happy
    `You should see how happy I am'
Example #12:

    c. Li pa pale                                                        Modern HC
    3sg NEG spoken
    `He She hasn't spoken'
Example #13:

    Bouki konnen Boukin t
    Bouki know Boukin t
    `Bouki knows Boukin t'
Example #14:

    b.     Bouki konnen li
    Bouki know 3sg
    `Bouki knows him her it'