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=swh (2021-09-19).


Example #1:

    (18) a. Juma a-li-bomo-a             ukuta (kwa nyundo).
    Juma 1-PAST-pull.down-IND wall with hammer
    `Juma pulled down the wall (with the hammer).'
Example #2:

    b. Juma a-li-bomo-le-a                  nyundo ukuta.
    Juma 1-PAST-pull.down-INST-IND hammer wall
    (lit.: `Juma pulled-down-with the hammer the wall.')