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:

Uli Sauerland (1995). The Lemmings Theory of Case.

URL: http://www.zas.gwz-berlin.de/mitarb/homepage/sauerland/varia/lemmings.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1236&langcode=niu (2021-06-15).


Example #1:

    6 a. Koe kai he-tama e-talo.                   Niuean, Massam 1994
    Pres eat ERG-weExcl NOM-taro
    `The child is eating up the taro.'
Example #2:

    b. Koe kai e-tama           he-talo. partitive
    Pres eat NOM-weExcl LOC-taro
    `The child is eating of the taro.'