ODIN

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:

Denis Creissels (2001). A typology of subject marker and object marker systems in African languages.

URL: http://www.ddl.ish-lyon.cnrs.fr/Annuaires/PDF/Creissels/Creissels_2005_SM-OM.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3639&langcode=swh (2021-07-29).

 

Example #1:

    a. ni-me-ku-ona
    SM1S-TAM-OM2S      -see
    `I have seen you'
Example #2:

    c. u-me-leta           chakulaOE
    SM2S-TAM   -bring CL7.food
    `Have you brought (some) food?'
Example #3:

    d. u-me-ki-leta                chakulaOE
    SM2S-TAM-OMC       7-bring CL7.food
    `Have you brought the food?' (which I told you to bring)
Example #4:

    a. ni-me-wa-ona            watoto
    SM1S-TAM-OMC   2-see    CL2.child
    `I have seen the children'
Example #5:

    b. ni-me-ki-leta           chakula
    SM2S-TAM-OMC   7-bring CL7.food
    `Have you brought the food?' (which I told you to bring)
Example #6:

    c. ni-me-wa-pa             chakula
    SM1S-TAM-OMC   2-give   CL7.food
    `I have given food to them'
Example #7:

    d. ni-me-wa-pa             watoto chakula
    SM1S-TAM-OMC   2-give   CL2.child CL7.food
    `I have given food to them'