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:

Legate, Julie Anne Split Absolutive

URL: http://www.ling.udel.edu/jlegate/Legateergkluwer.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-05-31).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1228&langcode=ike (2021-09-27).


Example #1:

    (37)   a. Miiqqat [Junna ikiu-ssa-llu-gu]       niriursui-pput      (WG)
    children Junna help-FUT-INFIN-3SG.ABS promise-IND.3PL.ABS
    "The children promised to help Junna." (Bobaljik 1993:64)
Example #2:

    (38)       a. Alana-up  ujagak    atja-tlu-gu         ani-vuk              (LI)
    Alana-ERG rock(ABS) carry-INFIN-3SG.ABS go.out-INDIC.3SG.ABS
    "While Alana was carrying the rock, she went out."
Example #3:

    b. arna-p    atisassat irrur-lu-gitirinarsur-puq      (LI)
    woman-ERG clothes wash-INFIN-3SG.ABS-INDIC.3SG.ABS
    "While the woman was washing the clothes..." (Johns & Smallwood 1999:[8a,b])
Example #4:

    irrur-p-a-i                          (Inuit)
    "While the woman was singing, she washed the clothes (Bittner 1994:18)