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:

Stephanie Durrleman (2000). THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE CLAUSE IN JAMAICAN CREOLE.

URL: http://www.unige.ch/lettres/linge/syntaxe/journal/pdf_volume_one/article7_durrleman.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 557&langcode=fon (2018-08-16).

 

Example #1:

    (6)      Kk w zo        f
    Kk do work DET finish
    `Kk finished doing the work'
Example #2:

    (7)      Kk kl katake le v
    Kk wash high stool PL finish
    `Kk finished washing the high stools'
Example #3:

    (10)a. Kk kl katake le v
    Kk wash high stool PL finish
    `Kk finished washing the high stools'
Example #4:

    (15) *Kk w zo  Kk f
    Kk do work DET Kk finish
    `Kk finished doing the work'
Example #5:

    (17)a. Asb n s sn d hn  f
    Asb IRR pass on paint put door DET finish
    Asb will finish painting the door'
Example #6:

    (21) *Kk m By f
    Kk see By finish
    `Kk finished seeing By'
Example #7:

    (24) Ajt l x knln l f
    Thief PL hit animal PL finish
    `The thieves finished hitting the animals'
Example #8:

    (26)        Kk n/ n w zo
    Kk IRR HAB do work
    `Kk will work/ usually works'
Example #9:

    (27)a. Fongb:    Kk f zo 
    Kk finish work DET
    `Kk finished the work'
Example #10:

    b.          Kk v mlnkn 
    Kk finish rice DET
    `Kk finished the (plate of) rice'
Example #11:

    (28) JC:          Im done di bammi
    S/he finish the bammy
    `S/he finished the bammy'
Example #12:

    (29)a.      *Kk f w zo .
    Kk finish do work DET
    `Kk finished doing the work.'
Example #13:

    (33) *Kk [Spec AspCompletive w zo ] [ ? Kk] [AspCompletive f]
    Kk do work DET Kk finish
    `Kk finished doing the work'
Example #14:

    (36) *Kk [SpecCompletiveAsp [m By   [completive]] [CompletiveAsp   f]
    Kk see By finish
    `Kk finished seeing By'