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:

Liina Pylkkänen (2002). Introducing Arguments.

URL: http://www.ai.mit.edu/projects/dm/theses/pylkkanen02.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2522&langcode=kin (2018-12-11).

 

Example #1:

    a. Umugre a-r-mu-he-er-ai                    mbwa ibryo.
    woman     SP -P RES-OP -give-APP L-ASP dog        food
    'The woman is giving food to the dog for him'                      (Kimenyi, 198
Example #2:

    b. Umugre a-r-bi -he-er-a                     umugabo      mbwa.
    woman     SP -P RES-OP -give-APP L-ASP man                dog
    'The woman is giving it to the dog for the man'                    (Kimenyi, 198
Example #3:

    a. mwalmu       y-a-ry-oohere-j -ho       igitabo.
    teacher         SP -PAST-OP -send-ASP -LOC book
    'The teacher sent the book to it'                                  (Kimenyi, 198
Example #4:

    b. *mw almu y-a-cy-oohere-j -ho           ishuri.
    teacher         SP -PAST-OP -send-ASP -LOC school
    'The teacher sent it to school'                                    (Kimenyi, 198