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:

Fritz Serzisko, University of Koeln (2007). Diathese –GenusVerbi – Voice.

URL: http://www.uni-koeln.de/phil-fak/ifl/asw/studium/material/serzisko/Diathese.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1187&langcode=dbl (2021-09-19).


Example #1:

    a. Balan jugumbil     banggul yara-nggu balga-n    [balan jugumbil] bani-nyu
    F:ABS woman:ABS M:ERG man-ERG hit-NONFUT [F:ABS woman:ABS] come-NONFUT
    'The man hit the woman and the woman came here.
Example #2:

    b. Bayi yara       bani-nyu       [bayi yara] bagul jugumbil-gu balgal-nga-nyu
    M:ABS man:ABS come-NONFUT [M:ABS man:ABS] F:DAT woman-DAT hit-ANTPAS-NOFUT
    'The man came here and hit the woman.'