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:

G├╝ldemann, Tom (2004). Preverbal objects and information structure in Benue-Congo.

URL: http://email.eva.mpg.de/~gueldema/pdf/OV-BenueCongo.pdf

(Last accessed ).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2716&langcode=tik (2021-10-23).


Example #1:

    (19)    w¨ sh-ŕ        m¨n
    2S say-IRR 1S
    `si tu me l'avais dit, ...' (Stanley 1991: 71)
Example #2:

    (20)    Ó        t/     nshe        sh
    3S       IPFV luggage       ca r r y
    `i l   porte le bagage' (   Stanley    1991: 103)
Example #3:

    (21)    Ó         unmi      nun       ji       f
    3S       begin:PFV 3S         food     give
    `il    a commencÚ Ó lui     donner     de la nourriture' (Stanley 1991: 133)