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:

McGinnis, Martha (1998). Locality and Inert Case.

URL: http://minimalism.linguistics.arizona.edu/AMSA/PDF/AMSA-167-0900.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-05-11).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1101&langcode=nya (2021-10-22).


Example #1:

    (11)   a.      Mbidzi zi-na-gul-ir-idw-a           nsapato (ndi kalulu).
    zebras    SP-pst-buy-APPL-pas-fv shoes        (by hare)
    `The zebras were bought shoes (by the hare).'
Example #2:

    b.    * Nsapato zi-na-gul-ir-idw-a          mbidzi (ndi kalulu).
    shoes    SP-pst-buy-APPL-pas-fv zebras (by hare)
    `Shoes were bought for the zebras (by the hare).'     (Baker 1988:248)