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:

H. BERNHARD DRUBIG (2003). Toward a typology of focus and focus constructions.

URL: http://www.degruyter.de/journals/linguistics/pdf/41_1.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 796&langcode=kna (2021-10-22).


Example #1:

    ( 58 )   a. Basha a       tupe yi
    Basha PERF sent him
    `Basha sent him.'
Example #2:

    ( 59 )   a. wu bele Ngoje
    they chose Ngoje
    `They chose Ngoje.'
Example #3:

    ( 60 )   Balau, wu ange yi
    Balau they paid him
    `Balau ( topic ) , they paid him.'