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:

Jimmy Lin (2004). Event Structure and the Encoding of Arguments.

URL: http://www.umiacs.umd.edu/~jimmylin/publications/JLin-Mandarin-verb-syntax.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1366&langcode=ewe (2021-10-22).


Example #1:

    a. Me nya ćevi-          dzo.
    I    chase child-Def leave
    `I chased the child away.'
Example #2:

    b. Kofi ts= ati-          fo Yao.
    Kofi take stick-Def hit Yao
    `Kofi took the stick and hit Yao with it.'
Example #3:

    c. Wo ća      fufu ću.
    they cook fufu eat
    `They cooked fufu and ate it.'