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=laj (2020-08-13).


Example #1:

    (26) a.           n      -dktl
    1SG 1SG-doctor.HABIT
    `I am a doctor'
Example #2:

    b.       -ty
    `I work'
Example #3:

    (27) n -dktl                     b<r  oe
    1SG 1SG-doctor.HABIT REL good
    `I am a good doctor'
Example #4:

    (28) a.         n -bd              dktl
    1SG 1SG-stay.PERF doctor
    `I was a doctor'
Example #5:

    b.     kl bn                      bd          rwt
    Okelo 3SG.come.HABIT            stay.INFIN king
    `Okelo will be king'
Example #6:

    (49) n d -t                                      oe ckl
    1SG also 1SG-be.at:PRESENT.HABIT at school
    `I'm also at school'