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:

Liliana Sánchez (2006). Bilingual grammars and Creoles.

URL: http://www.rci.rutgers.edu/~lsanchez/publications/MD.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3132&langcode=spa (2020-08-08).


Example #1:

    (8)    Había una viejita dice.
    Was an old woman say
    "(There) was an old woman, (they) say
Example #2:

    (9)    Había sembrado maíz.
    Had sowed corn
    "(S/he) had sowed corn"
Example #3:

    (19)      Est-á mir-ando
    Be-3s pres look-gerund
    "(S/he) is looking"
Example #4:

    (20)   Quier-o mir-ar
    Want-1s present see-inf
    "(I) want (to) see"
Example #5:

    (21)   Est-á quer-iendo mir-ar
    Be-3s pres want-gerund (to) see-inf
    "(S/he) is about to/ wants to see"
Example #6:

    (22)   Y el perro le (e)stá queriendo morder a ese sapo.
    And the dog is wanting to bite the toad
    "And the dog wants to/is about to bite the toad"
Example #7:

    (24)   Y (a) su sapo le está queriendo morder su perro
    And his toad cl is wanting to bite his dog
    "And his dog wants to/ is about to bite his toad"