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:

Dryer, Matthew (1992). A Comparison of the Obviation Systems of Kutenai and Algonquian.

URL: http://linguistics.buffalo.edu/people/faculty/dryer/dryer/kut.algon.pdf

(Last accessed 2006-02-11).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2167&langcode=ojc (2021-10-22).


Example #1:

    (19)   John    o-wa:banda:n o-i:ma:n         [e:-zakide:-ini-g]
    3-see,TI       3-canoe        pres-burn,II-obv-3
    `Johni sees hisi canoe burning.'
Example #2:

    (20)   John    o-wa:banda:n o-i:ma:n-ini     [e:-zakide:-ini-g]
    3-see,TI       3-canoe-obv    pres-burn,II-obv-3
    `Johni sees hisj canoe burning.'
Example #3:

    (21)   John   o-gike:nima:-an Mary o-miseµh-an
    3-know,TA-OBV            3-sister-OBV
    `John knows Mary's sister.' (Grafstein 1984: 258)
Example #4:

    (22)   John   o-gike:nima:-an Mary-an o-miseµh-ini
    3-know,TA-OBV Mary-OBV 3-sister-FURTHER.OBV
    `John knows Mary's sister.' (Grafstein 1984: 258)