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:

Robert Van Valin, Jr. (2008). Lexical Representation, Co-composition, and Linking Syntax and Semantics.

URL: http://wings.buffalo.edu/linguistics/rrg/rrg/vanvalin_papers/LexRepCoCompLnkgRRG.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1190&langcode=dbl (2021-09-19).


Example #1:

    (8)   a. Balam      wudyu-
    NM.ABS     fruit-ABS NM.ERG man-ERG eat-NFUT
    `The man   is eating the fruit.'
Example #2:

    b. Bayi
    NM.ABS     man-ABS eat-ANTI-NFUT            NM.DAT fruit-DAT
    `The man   is eating (fruit).'