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:

Mark Donohue (2003). Morphological Templates, Headedness, and Applicatives in Barupu.

URL: http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/oceanic_linguistics/v042/42.1donohue01.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3362&langcode=mpj (2021-10-22).


Example #1:

    (85) Mutuka punkarnu karru-ngka wati-wayi-rnu-nja-ngka.
    car       fell       creek-loc      across-łow-past-nom-loc
    `The car fell into the creek, which was in łood.'
Example #2:

    (86) Tilpu-lu=rni pawu-rnu yu-ngu ju-nu-ya-nku-nja-ngka kilyirr-ja.
    mother-erg=1sg    cook-pst       give-pst put-pst-go-irr-nomz-loc   coals-loc
    `My mother had cooked the [meat] for me that was left in the coals.'