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:

LaPolla, Randy J. (1997). Grammaticalization as the Fossilization of Constraints on Interpretation:Towards a Single Theory of.

URL: http://www.latrobe.edu.au/linguistics/stlapolla_data/PublicationItems/Unpublished/GACRT.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-05-11).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1034&langcode=dbl (2021-09-19).


Example #1:

    b. bayi    yara    bua-n        bulralanyu bagun gudagu
    he+ABS man+ABS descend-PAST see+PAST+ANTI he+ABS dog+DAT
    The man went downhill and saw the dog (with antipassive indicator a-y on the
Example #2:

    c. *bayi        yara     bua-n       bura-n bagul guda
    he+ABS       man+ABS descend-PAST see-PAST he+ERG dog+ABS
    The man      went downhill and saw the dog (with transitive verb and A argument