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:

HASPELMATH, MARTIN (2001). Explaining the Ditransitive Person-Role Constraint: A usage-based approach.

URL: http://amor.rz.hu-berlin.de/~h0998dgh/signalling/haspelmath_ditr.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-02-15).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3&langcode=aka (2018-12-18).


Example #1:

    (41) a. m m             m    sk.
    Ama      give      1SG   money
    'Ama gave me money.'
Example #2:

    b. * m m          m    sk     n.
    Ama      give      1SG   money the
    'Ama gave me the money.'
Example #3:

    a. m d            sk   n      m m.
    Ama      take money the          give 1SG
    'Ama gave me the money.' (Lit. 'Ama took the money gave me.')