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:

Demuth, Katherine & Jeffrey Gruber (1994). Constraining XP Sequences.

URL: http://www.cog.brown.edu/People/demuth/articles/1995%20Demuth%20&%20Gruber.pdf

(Last accessed ).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2715&langcode=run (2021-10-23).


Example #1:

    (26)    a. Tu--shaka PRO ku--ba                  tu-ra-kora.24
    IPL-PRES-want        15 INF-COP IPL-AFOC-work
    'We want to stay working (before...)'
Example #2:

    b. Ikiti ki--gomba       t      ku--ba           ki--ri         mu nzu.
    7tree 7-PRES-bound.to 15-INF-COP 7-PRES-COP in 5house
    'It is inevitable for the tree to be in the house.'
Example #3:

    c. Tu-zo-ba          tu--riko         tu-ra-gura            ibi-tabu.
    IPL-FUT-COP IPL-HAB-COP IPL-AFOC-buy 9pl-books
    'We will be habitually buying.'