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:

Katharina Hartmann and Malte Zimmermann (2004). Focus Strategies in Chadic.

URL: http://www.sfb632.uni-potsdam.de/publications/isis01_6hartmann-zimmermann.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1809&langcode=hau (2021-10-23).


Example #1:

    (7) a.     Bintā zaa tā      biyaa teelā                      (neutral)
    B.    FUT 3sg.f pay        tailor
    `Binta will pay the tailor.'
Example #2:

    (14) a.       su-n      bāzamā                                     (neutral)
    3pl-PERF bolt.away
    `They bolted away.'
Example #3:

    b.     bāzamāa      su-kā         yi                      (VP-focus)
    bolting.away 3pl-PERF.DEP do
    `They BOLTED AWAY.' (lit. `Bolting away, they did.')