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 D. Van Valin, Jr. (2002). Minimalism and explanation.

URL: http://linguistics.buffalo.edu/research/rrg/vanvalin_papers/Min-Expl.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1191&langcode=aer (2021-09-26).


Example #1:

    (6)   a. Artwe therre-le nwerne-nhe twe-(rlenerre-)ke.                         Mparntwe Arrernte
    man two-ERG 1pl-ACC hit-(DUAL-)PAST
    `The two men hit us all.'
Example #2:

    b. Nwerne- re-nhe      awe-(rrirre-)ke.
    1pl-NOM 3sg-ACC hear-(PL-)PAST
    `We all heard it.'
Example #3:

    c. Artwe therre- lhe-(rre-)me.
    man two-NOM go-(DUAL-)PRES
    `The two men are walking away.'