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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:

Dimitris Ntelitheos (2005). Variation in the Distribution of Genitive Subjects in Malagasy.

URL: http://www.bol.ucla.edu/~dntelith/publications/Michigan.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2915&langcode=plt (2019-05-24).

 

Example #1:

    2. a.     trano.ko
    house.1SG.GEN
    `My house'
Example #2:

    3.   a.   trano.n- dRabe
    house.LNK- Rabe
    `Rabe's house'
Example #3:

    b.   no.vak.i.n-      dRabe ny boky
    PST.read.TT.LNK- Rabe     D book
    `The book, Rabe read (it).'
Example #4:

    4.       fantatr.o          sady hita.ko     tsara izany
    known.1SG.GEN and see.1SG.GEN well DEM
    "(As for) that, I know and recognize (it) well."
Example #5:

    5.       h.i.vidiana.ko           sy     h.ome.ko            fahasambarana ianao
    FUT.PFX.buy.CT.1SG.GEN and FUT.give.TT.1SG.GEN happiness         2SG.NOM
    "(As for) you, I will buy (for) and give (you) happiness."
Example #6:

    6.       n.an.ondro.a.ko         sy   n.aka ilay toevana                       ianao
    PST.PFX.show.CT.1SG.GEN and PST.take DEM place                        2SG.NOM
    "You were shown by me and took that place."
Example #7:

    7. a.     ny sakaiza.n-dRabe     faly
    D companion.LNK Rabe happy
    `Rabe's happy companion...'
Example #8:

    b.*    ny sakaiza    fali.n-dRabe
    D companion happy.LNK Rabe
    `Rabe's happy companion...'
Example #9:

    8. a.      n.an.doah.an-dRabe         faly     ny fantsika
    PST.PFX.drill.CT.LNK-Rabe happily D         nail
    `The nail, Rabe drilled happily with (it).'
Example #10:

    b.*    n.an.doah.an-falin-dRabe            ny fantsika
    PST.PFX.drill.CT-happily.LNK-Rabe D nail
    `The nail, Rabe drilled happily (with it).'
Example #11:

    9. a.      ny trano vaovao.n-dRabe
    D house new.LNK-Rabe
    `Rabe's new house.'
Example #12:

    11. a. * an.doahan-dridri.n-dRabe         ny fantsika
    PRS/PFX.drill.CT-wall.LNK-Rabe D nail
    `The nail, Rabe wall-drilled (with it).'
Example #13:

    12.           ny f.an.doah.an-dRabe          rindrina
    D NML.PFX.drill.CT/LNK-Rabe wall
    or                 `Rabe's (instrument for) drilling walls...'
Example #14:

    13. a.        n.an.ditry ny adiny telo ny f.an.doah.an-dRabe                        rindrina
    PST.PFX.last D hour three D NML.PFX.drill.CT/LNK-Rabe                 wall
    `Rabe's drilling wall(s) lasted for three hours'
Example #15:

    16. a.      m.a.handro    sakafo matetika              i Rabe
    ASP.PFX.cook food       often              D Rabe
    `Rabe cooks food often'
Example #16:

    17. a.       nanondroako             sy   naka      ilay toevana                 ianao
    PST.PFX.show.CT.1SG.GEN and PST.take DEM place                      2SG.NOM
    "You were shown by me and took that place."
Example #17:

    b. * nanondroako             sy   naka     toevana ianao
    PST.PFX.show.CT.1SG.GEN and PST.take place    2SG.NOM
    "You were shown by me and took a place."
Example #18:

    18.       trano vaovao.n-dRabe
    house new.LNK-Rabe
    `Rabe's new house.'
Example #19:

    20. a.       n.an.ditry ny adiny telo ny f.an.doah.an-dRabe             rindrina
    PST.PFX.last D hour three D NML.PFX.drill.CT/LNK-Rabe      wall
    `Rabe's drilling wall(s) lasted for three hours'
Example #20:

    21.        * n.an.ditry     ny adiny telo ny f.an.doah.an-rindrina-dRabe
    PST.PFX.last D hour three D NML.PFX.drill.CT/LNK-wall.LNK-Rabe
    `Rabe's drilling wall(s) lasted for three hours'
Example #21:

    23. a.       ny f.an.doah.an-dRabe      rindrina     dia an-dRasoa
    D NML.PFX.drill.CT/LNK -Rabe wall       TOP ACC-Rasoa
    `Rabe's (instrument for) drilling walls is a nail.'
Example #22:

    24. a.    kinga ny sain-dRasoa
    adroit D mind.LNK- Rasoa
    `Rasoa's mind is adroit.'
Example #23:

    b.    kinga saina Rasoa
    adroit mind Rasoa
    `Rasoa is quick thinking.'
Example #24:

    25. a.    ny fahakinga-sain-dRasoa
    D NML.CAUS.adroit.CT-mind.L   NK-   Rasoa
    `Rasoa's mental agility...'
Example #25:

    b. * ny fahakingan-dRasoa                  saina
    D NML.CAUS.adroit.CT.LNK-Rasoa        mind
    `Rasoa's mental agility...'