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:

Mark C. Baker and Osamuyimen T. Stewart (2001). A Serial Verb Construction without Constructions.

URL: http://ling.rutgers.edu/people/faculty/baker/CSVC2.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 922&langcode=yor (2020-08-13).


Example #1:

    (36)     Ol wa       pt k      obe   si.          Yoruba
    Olu find box put knife into
    `Olu found a box to put the knife in.'
Example #2:

    (37)     *Ol se         pt k   obe     si.        Yoruba
    Olu make box put knife into
    `Olu made a box and put the knife into it.