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:

Newmeyer, Frederick J. (2004). Some Thoughts on the Serial Verb Construction.

URL: http://www.typologie.cnrs.fr/fr/gabarits/TUL%20Newmeyer.pdf

(Last accessed ).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2747&langcode=bin (2019-01-22).


Example #1:

    ozo ha         be     ewe khien
    Ozo FUT hit           goat sell
    `Ozo will kill the goat and sell it'
Example #2:

    ozo ha        mien yan eva        le
    Ozo FUT find yam two cook
    `Ozo will find two yams to cook (and do so)'