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=yor (2020-08-13).


Example #1:

    b. Ajaki ko            Ayo ni Yoruba.
    Ajaki taught Ayo PREP Yoruba
    `Ajaki taught Ayo Yoruba'
Example #2:

    c. Mo ya a ni                  owo.
    I lend him PREP money
    `I lent him some money'