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:

Tom G├╝ldemann (2002). The history of quotative predicatives.

URL: http://email.eva.mpg.de/~gueldema/pdf/Bantu_ti.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2807&langcode=lam (2022-01-22).


Example #1:

    (16)   na-ti             n-cite
    1S:PERF-AUX 1S-do:SUBJ
    I was about to do. [< "I thought/said I would do"] (Doke 1938: 306)
Example #2:

    (17)   kumfwa ati         putu
    then       MIM IDEO.snap
    then it snapped (Doke 1938: 353)