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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:

Abdoulaye, Mahamane L. (1992). ASPECTS OF HAUSA MORPHOSYNTAX IN ROLE AND REFERENCE GRAMMAR.

URL: http://wings.buffalo.edu/linguistics/people/students/dissertations/abdoulaye/hausadiss.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-02-28).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 567&langcode=bsf (2018-07-15).

 

Example #1:

    (93)   a.   Muusaa yaa              wankŤ           ržigaa     wŗ      SulŤ.
    Musa      3ms.PERF wash-IV              gown       IX      Sule
    'Musa washed Sule his gown.'
Example #2:

    b.   *SulŤ nee          Muusaa yaa             wankŤ           ržigaa       wŗ.
    Sule      cop.m Musa         3ms.PERF wash-IV             gown         IX
    'It is Sule that Musa washed a gown for.'
Example #3:

    c.   SulŤ nee           Muusaa yaa             wankŤe                  wŗ   ržigaa.
    Sule cop.m         Musa      3ms.PERF wash-IV-VN                  IX   gown
    'It is Sule that Musa washed a gown for.'
Example #4:

    d.   Muusaa yaa             wankŤe               masŗ        ržigaa.
    Musa      3ms.PERF wash-IV-VN               IX-3ms      gown
    'Musa washed him his gown.'
Example #5:

    e.   *Muusaa yaa             wankŤ           ržigaa     masŗ.
    Musa       3ms.PERF wash-IV             gown       IX-3ms
    'Musa washed him his gown.'