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:

Enoch Oladé Aboh (2006). The role of the syntax-semantics interface in language transfer.

URL: http://www.let.uu.nl/LOT/GraduateProgram/LotSchools/zomerschool%202006/Smith%203-ModularMontrealPaper.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3757&langcode=guw (2019-05-24).

 

Example #1:

    b. MO~pE~          lO!                        [Gungbe]
    Priest         Det
    `The aforementioned priest'
Example #2:

    b. lE!         nO~           gbd          [Gungbe]
    magpie        Hab    eat     corn
    `Magpie(s) habitually eat(s) corn'
Example #3:

    b. gs         c        h lO!      lE!            [Gungbe]
    crab          1sg-Poss Dem Det       Numb
    `These crabs of mine'
Example #4:

    b.     [ME~]               m       w       zO!n    m      n       y       kwE! [Gungbe]
    One          Rel     Neg      do       work Neg         Fut      receive money
    `Anyone who doesn't work will not get money'
Example #5:

    c.     [Nw               w       kpO!n    m]      lO!     lE!               [Gungbe]
    woman        Rel     come see          2pl      Det     Numb
    `The aforementioned women that came to visit you'
Example #6:

    b.     [ME~]                   m       w      zO!n   m          n     y     kwE!     [Gungbe]
    One            Rel       Neg      do      work Neg            Fut    receive money
    `Anyone who doesn't work will not get money'
Example #7:

    c.     [Nw                   w       kpO!n   m]     lO!         lE!           [Gungbe]
    woman          Rel       come see         2pl     Det         Numb
    `The aforementioned women that came to visit you'
Example #8:

    (24) a. Sr k       mt lO!        w                                    [Gungbe]
    Suru drive car       Det     come
    `Suru drove the aforementioned car back [i.e., he came with that car]'
Example #9:

    b. Sr k       mt           w
    Suru drive car       Det     come
    `Suru drove some car back [i.e., he came with a certain car]'
Example #10:

    d. Sr k       mt lO!        lE!    w
    Suru drive car       Det     Numb come
    `Suru drove the aforementioned cars back [i.e., he came with those cars]'
Example #11:

    e. Sr k       mt           lE!    w
    Suru drive car       Det     Numb come
    `Suru drove some cars back [i.e., he came with certain specific cars]'
Example #12:

    (27) a. n      xO~   gnt  m mO~ t cO!f           mE~ gb fO!n        lO!    [Gungbe]
    1sg buy      guitar that 1pl see at shop      in today morning Det
    `I bought that guitar that we saw in the shop this morning'
Example #13:

    mk         tO~n           mO!n                   gnt         tw     lO! kk
    trade.mark 3sg-Poss          but    3sg       resemble guitar        2sg-Poss Det a lot
    looked like that guitar of yours'
Example #14:

    (31) a. Dw              lO!   sn     xw    lO!                [Gungbe]
    man              Det   Poss    house Det
    `The man's house [i.e., the aforementioned house of the aforementioned man]'
Example #15:

    b. xw              Dw lO!      tO~n   lO!
    House            man   Det     Poss   Det
    `The man's house [i.e., the aforementioned house of the aforementioned man]''
Example #16:

    b. Nw           [      n      mO~n    t     xmE~] lO!            [Gungbe]
    woman         that   1sg     see     at     market Det
    `That aforementioned woman that I saw at the market'