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:

Seung-Man Kang (1997). A Comparative Analysis of SVCs and Korean V-V Compounds.

URL: http://fccl.ksu.ru/issue001/conf_gen.97/kang.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 29&langcode=ewe (2018-07-20).

 

Example #1:

    b. me fo ka`gb gba
    I hit lamp      break
    'I hit the lamp and broke it'
Example #2:

    c. me fo ka`gb gba (yme) tsimini
    I hit lamp     break its     glass
    'I hit the lamp and broke its glass'
Example #3:

    (10) a. me `a    nu `u
    I cooked thing ate
    'I cooked something and ate it'
Example #4:

    b. Kofi ts] ati-e     fo Yao
    Kofi took stick-def hit Yao
    'Kofi took the stick and hit Yao with it'
Example #5:

    c. me nya `evi-e dzo
    I chased child-def leave
    'I chased the child away'                        (Ewe, Collins 1993: 34)
Example #6:

    (19) a. me nya `evi- dzo
    I chased child-def leave
    'I chased the child away'
Example #7:

    b. tsitsa y]      mi va (suku)
    teacher called us come (school)
    'The teacher called us to come (school)'
Example #8:

    c. Kofi tr] Yao zu adzanta
    Kofi turn Yao become lion
    'Kofi turned Yao into a lion'
Example #9:

    Kofi ts] ati-        fo Yao
    Kofi took stick-def hit Yao
    'Kofi took the stick and hit Yao with it'           (Collins 1994: 47)
Example #10:

    (23) a. wo `a      fufu `u.
    they cooked fufu eat
    'They cooked fufu and ate it'                   (Collins 1994: 2)
Example #11:

    b. me fo ka`gb gba.
    I hit lamp break
    'I hit the lamp and broke it'                 (Collins 1993: 91)
Example #12:

    (40) a. me nya `evi- dzo
    I chased child-def leave
    'I chased the child away'
Example #13:

    (48) wo `a         fufu `u.
    they cook fufu eat
    'They cooked fufu and ate it'              (Collins 1994: 2)