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:

Solovyev, Valery (1999). Possible generalization of Comrie's hypothesis about the syntactic position of the causee.

URL: http://fccl.ksu.ru/winter.99/lang_typ/causee_syntactic_pos.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-02-18).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 325&langcode=kan (2019-06-19).


Example #1:

    (1) Avanu nanage bisketannu tinnisidanu
    he(nom) I(dat) biscuit       eat(causat)
    `He fed me a biscuit'
Example #2:

    (2) Avanu nanninda bisketannu tinnisidanu
    he(nom) I(instr) biscuit        eat(causat)
    `He got me to eat the biscuit'