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:

Nicholas Evans (2004). Compromising transitivity.

URL: http://www.linguistics.unimelb.edu.au/about/staff_docs/rachel/comp.trans-final.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2887&langcode=nee (2021-10-24).


Example #1:

    (55a) Hli        yage-i-hli        a  hliili meewu.
    Nel 3duSub help-TR-3du.O ERG these2anaph brother
    `These two brothers help them.'
Example #2:

    (55b) Hli        pe-thiwalaxa-i l mahliili.
    Nel 3duSub REC-tickle-REC child these2DEIC
    `These two children tickle each other.'
Example #3:

    (55c) Hli          pe-tu-i-hli.
    Nel 3DUSub REC-deceive-TR-3duObj
    `They deceived each other.'