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:

H. BERNHARD DRUBIG (2003). Toward a typology of focus and focus constructions.

URL: http://www.degruyter.de/journals/linguistics/pdf/41_1.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 796&langcode=hau (2021-10-23).


Example #1:

    ( 66 )   a.  Waa ka     yi naganaa da *(shii )
    who 2sm    do talk     with him
    `Who did   you talk with?'
Example #2:

    b. *Waa ka     san naatar da ta yi naganaa da shii
    who 2sm    know woman REL 2sf do talk       with him
    `Who did   you know the woman that talked to him?'