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=hat (2019-05-24).

 

Example #1:

    (36)a. Bouki vann chat la
    Bouki sell cat the
    `Bouki sold the cat'
Example #2:

    b.       Bouki vann chat
    Bouki sell cat
    `Bouki sells cats'
Example #3:

    (58) Ză dwe te maze
    J. must PAST eat
    `J. must (possibility) have eaten'
Example #4:

    (59) Ză te dwe maze
    J. PAST must eat
    `J. has had to eat'