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:

Stephanie Durrleman (2005). NOTES ON THE LEFT PERIPHERY IN JAMAICAN CREOLE.

URL: http://www.unige.ch/lettres/linge/syntaxe/journal/Volume4/[email protected]

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2954&langcode=yor (2019-05-19).

 

Example #1:

    (152)      [Rr]i      ni Aj ra ti w                                  (Manfredi 1993)
    Nom-buy Comp Aj buy paper
    `It is buying the Aje { is doing, did } to { a book/book }'
Example #2:

    (166)       [P-pa] ni nw pa                       (Yoruba Seuren 1993 taken from Boretzky
    kill    is they kill him                 1983:225)
    `They killed him'
Example #3:

    (206) a.      Iw ni Knl r                                 (Oldip Ajby 199 ?  see Niger-
    Book Foc K. buy                                        Congo Syntax & Semantics 9)
    It's a book that Knl bought'
Example #4:

    b.    K ni Knl r ?
    What Foc K.       buy
    `What did Knl buy ?'
Example #5:

    (209) a.     Iw ni Knl r                          (Oldip Ajby 199 ?  see Niger-
    Book Foc K. buy                                 Congo Syntax & Semantics 9)
    It's a book that Knl bought'
Example #6:

    b.   K ni Knl r ?
    What Foc K.    buy
    `What did Knl buy ?'