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:

Matthew S. Dryer (0.999501495). Clause Types.

URL: http://linguistics.buffalo.edu/people/faculty/dryer/dryer/DryerShopenClauseTypes.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3428&langcode=apu (2018-12-18).


Example #1:

    (121) n-arika-ru
    `I set it on fire'
Example #2:

    (125) Ahmad n-pun                    kolay
    Ahmad 3SG.ACTOR-kill snake
    `Ahmad killed a snake'
Example #3:

    (126) a. am                 a-tala             motor la-we
    1PL.EXCL 1PL.EXCL-meet boat                 sea-ESSIVE
    `we (exclusive) met the boat by the sea'