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:

ANNABEL CORMACK AND NEIL SMITH (1999). Why are depictives different from resultatives?.

URL: http://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/home/PUB/WPL/99papers/cormack_smith.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2816&langcode=ewe (2021-10-22).


Example #1:

    (22) ekpe fo k]po yi x]-me18
    rock hit cup go room-in
    `a rock hit a cup and then went into the room'
Example #2:

    (23) a ekpe a fo k]po yi x]-me
    rock FUT hit cup go room-in
    `a rock will hit a cup into the room'
Example #3:

    b ekpe a fo k]po a           yi x]-me
    rock FUT hit cup fut go room-in
    `a rock will hit a cup and then go into the room'