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:

McGinnis, Martha (1998). Locality and Inert Case.

URL: http://minimalism.linguistics.arizona.edu/AMSA/PDF/AMSA-167-0900.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-05-11).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1101&langcode=swh (2021-09-26).


Example #1:

    (4)    a.      Ni-li-m-som-e-a                 kila mwandishi kitabu chake.
    SP-pst-OP-read-APPL-fv          each writer     his book
    `I read for each author his     book.'
Example #2:

    b     * Ni-li-m-som-e-a                 mwandishi wake kila kitabu.
    SP-pst-OP-read-APPL-fv          writer its        each book
    `I read for its author each     book.' (Vicki Carstens p.c., in Marantz 1993)