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:

Melanie Green and Chris H. Reintges (2005). Syntactic conditions on special inflection.

URL: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/linguistics/documents/mg-cr_special_inflection.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3292&langcode=kna (2021-10-22).


Example #1:

    b. Basha she;e              tupa ya                     (subject focus fronting)
    Basha      3SG.M.REL-PERF send 3SG.M
    `Basha sent him.'
Example #2:

    c. shi mn                tupa                           (object focus fronting)
    3SG.M 1PL.REL-PERF send
    `we sent him'