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:

Dench, Alan (2003). From Purposive/Future to Present: Shifting temporal categories in the Pilbara languages of north wes.

URL: http://www.linguistics.uwa.edu.au/__data/page/50409/present.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-02-15).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 129&langcode=wbv (2021-09-26).


Example #1:

    (1) Ngapuri,               nyinta        nyina-ya wangka-ku         palanya.
    brother-in-law.NOM        you.NOM       sit-FUT     tell-PURP     he.ACC
    "Brother-in-law, you will stay and [to] tell him (the story)." (Douglas 1981:232
Example #2:

    (2) Palu           warlarnu     mana        juju     yuwa-lku.
    he.NOM boomerang          get.PAST dog         strike-PURP
    "He got the boomerang to hit the dog." (Douglas 1981:232, ex. 121)