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=gni (2022-01-22).


Example #1:

    (76) a. thangarla               moonyjoo-yoo ligidd-woo
    toothbrush tooth-DAT               clean-DAT
    `a toothbrush is for cleaning teeth'
Example #2:

    b. goornboo ngooddoo yoowooloo-jangi
    woman             that         man-like
    `that woman is like a man'
Example #3:

    c. niyaji yoowooloo moolooddja-nhingi
    this man                    Mulurrja-ABL
    `this man is from Mulurrja'