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:

Bickel, Balthasar (2004). Constraining focus and extraction domains.

URL: http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/jbp/sl/2001/00000024/00000003/art00004

(Last accessed 2005-03-29).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 892&langcode=byw (2019-06-27).


Example #1:

    b. *i-gir"             ]]-"tt-he.
    one-NON.HUM[ABS] 3NON.SG[S]-visible-PAST
    `One could see one of them (e.g. monkeys, houses etc.).'
Example #2:

    i-gir"=etlo               "tt-he.
    one-NON.HUM[ABS]=only [3SG:S-]visible-PAST
    `One couldn't see all. Only one was visible.'
Example #3:

    `My friend will probably kill [the chicken].'
Example #4:

    c. cu]-]" si-yu                     hol".
    cold-ERG [3SG:S-]die-NON.PAST probably
    `He will probably die from the cold.'
Example #5:

    d.   *ka-ten-ba            dhol
    ACT.PART-beat-MASC drum[ABS]
    `the drum that [one] beats'