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:

Malcolm Ross (2006). Language contact and language loss.

URL: http://rspas.anu.edu.au/linguistics/projects/mdr/Kobe_endangerment_paper.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3271&langcode=kmh (2019-06-19).


Example #1:

    a. kasek d ow-an
    quickly get come-IMP*RATIV*:S:2S
    `Bring it quickly!'
Example #2:

    b. nad ma-tb tk-p-yn
    you not-cut sever-P*RF*CT-S:2S
    `You didn't cut it off.' (Pawley 1993: 118)
Example #3:

    (28) am wogday okok             kpl      g-ab-yn           o-p-yn
    go garden here.and.there weeding do-R*C*NT.PAST-S:1S come-P*RF*CT-S:1S
    `I've been weeding in the garden.' (Pawley 1993: 111)
Example #4:

    (29) mmon lae nb am md-y,               toytk   ow-nk
    place Lae place go stay-SAM*.SBJ yesterday come-PAST:S:1S
    `I came back from Lae yesterday.' (Pawley 1987: 329)
Example #5:

    (31)    a. mnek          am mon pk d ap ay-ak
    next.morning go wood hit get come place-PAST:S:3S
    `Next morning he gathered firewood.' (Pawley 1987: 329)
Example #6:

    b. kmn pak d ap ad b-l                        ap-elgp-al
    game hit get come cook eat-SAM*.SBJ:PRIOR come-PAST.HAB-S:3PL
    `...and having killed, cooked and eaten the game, they used to return home.' (Pa
Example #7:

    o-p-al                 ...
    `...they see (it) and dig, hit (it) and carry it back ...'
Example #8:

    b. bin      pataj ogok am yg pak dad ap-elgp-al               ...
    woman young the:PL go dig hit carry come-PAST:HAB-S:3P
    `Young women used to go and dig and hit and bring back (these animals) ...'