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:

Polinsky, Maria (1996). American Russian: An Endangered Language?.

URL: http://ling.ucsd.edu/~polinsky/pubs/american-russian.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-12-21).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1538&langcode=dbl (2021-10-24).


Example #1:

    (107) bayi yarai baniNu bayi yarai bagu djugumbilgu balgalanu
    the man      came     the   man the woman                hit
    `The man came here and  hit the woman.' (Dixon, 1972: 130)
Example #2:

    (108) ban mugiyam yanun jayil-gu ban banaganyu next year
    she Name        go    jail-to    she return
    `Lillian went to jail, she will return next year.' (Schmidt, 1985: 239)
Example #3:

    male ghost-DAT
    `The female ghost returned in order to fetch the male ghost.' (Schmidt,
Example #4:

    (110)     ginyan     one girl Phyllis ginyan    ban-ban lilbit     birabin gen
    she-here                   she-here she-she a little bit scared also
    `Phyllis here was a bit scared too.' (Schmidt, 1985: 149)