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:

Chris Kennedy (2005). Variation in the Expression of Comparison.

URL: http://semantics.uchicago.edu/kennedy/classes/w06/comparatives.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3731&langcode=dak (2018-10-22).


Example #1:

    (2 8 )    Mastingcala king waste, tka singthela king sice
    rabbit       the go o d, but rattlesnake the bad
    `The rabbit is better than the rattlesnake.'                           dakota
Example #2:

    (3 4 )    Hoksila king atku-ku isam hangska.
    boy     the father-his on tall
    `The boy is taller than his father.'                                    dakota