ODIN

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:

OLGA BABKO-MALAYA (1999). ZERO MORPHOLOGY.

URL: http://ling.rutgers.edu/papers/babko.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3745&langcode=wbp (2020-08-10).

 

Example #1:

    a. ngarrka-jarra     ka-pala      parnka-mi
    man-Du-Nom Pres-2-Du run-Nonpast
    `The two men are running'
Example #2:

    b. kurdukurdu       ka-lu      parnka-mi
    children-Nom Pres-3pl run-Nonpast
    `The (several) children are running'
Example #3:

    c. ngarrka-jarra-rlu ka-pala-jana kurdukurdu nya-nyi
    man-Du-Erg         Pres-2Du-3pl children-Nom see-Nonpast
    `The two men see the children'
Example #4:

    a. nyuntulu-rlu ka-npa-ju       maliki-jarra    ngaju-ku yi-nyi
    you-Erg       Pres-2sg-1sg dog-Du-Nom me-Dat         give-Nonpast
    `You are giving me two dogs'
Example #5:

    b. ngarrka-jarra-rlu ka-pala-jana kurdukurdu nya-nyi
    man-Du-Erg          Pres-2Du-3pl children-Nom see-Nonpast
    `The two men see the children'