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:

VICKI CARSTENS (2002). ANTISYMMETRY AND WORD ORDER IN SERIAL CONSTRUCTIONS.

URL: http://www.cla.sc.edu/LING/faculty/dubinsky/Syn-RG/Carstens-Antisymmetry-WordOrder.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 410&langcode=aka (2018-07-20).

 

Example #1:

    (70) a. yaw de bool no bo kofi                            [Kwawu; Campbell 1989:339]
    Y. DE ball the hits K.
    `Yaw hits Kofi with the ball.'
Example #2:

    b. kofi de nsuo gu fom ho
    K. DE water drips floor LOC
    `Kofi drips water onto the floor.'
Example #3:

    (71) a. afua de sika no ma-a yaw                          [Kwawu; Campbell 1989:344]
    A. DE money the gave Y.
    `Afua gave the money to Yaw.'
Example #4:

    b. yaw ma-a kofi sika
    Y. gave K. money
    `Yaw gave Kofi money.'
Example #5:

    (72) a. yaw de asem re-kyere kofi
    Y. DE thing PROG-show K.
    `Yaw is showing Kofi something.'
Example #6:

    b. kofi kyere-e asem afua
    K. show thing A.
    `Kofi showed Afua something.'