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:

Ken Hiraiwa (2001). Chapter 2.

URL: http://www.l.u-tokyo.ac.jp/~hiraiwa/documents/DA_CH2_Feb.2005.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 4083&langcode=nya (2021-10-23).


Example #1:

    a. Mbuzi z-a kalulu zi-na-dy-a        udzu.
    goats of hare Sp-Pst-eat-Asp grass
    `The hare's goats ate the grass.'
Example #2:

    b. * mbuzi zi-na-dy(-er)-a          kalulu udzu.
    goats Sp-Pst-eat-Appl-Asp hare grass
    `The hare's goats ate the grass.'
Example #3:

    c. * kalulu zi-na-dy(-er)-a        udzu mbuzi.
    hare Sp-Pst-eat-Appl-Asp grass goats
    `The hare's goats ate the grass.'