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:

Hilda Koopman (2001). Inside the "Noun" in Maasai.

URL: http://www.linguistics.ucla.edu/people/koopman/Maasai/Inside_the_Noun_HMworkshop.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 474&langcode=mas (2021-10-24).

 

Example #1:

    (39)    a.       a-      l- apa-    ayeni
    sg.m- m. long ago boy.acc
    `the boy we mentioned long ago'
Example #2:

    -       as       oi        e - krai
    3sg      do       usually f.sg child.sg.nom
    `Usually a child does this'
Example #3:

    (51)    a.      a-      l- apa-    ayeni
    sg.m- m. long ago boy.acc
    `the boy we mentioned long ago'
Example #4:

    (66)   alayn             l
    boy.acc ms.sg.acc go
    `(I saw) the boy who will go'
Example #5:

    (67)   alyn              l
    boy.nom ms.sg.nom go
    `the boy who will go (is ...)'