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:

Rob Malouf (1998). Coherent nominalizations.

URL: http://odur.let.rug.nl/~malouf/papers/coherent.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1297&langcode=fij (2021-09-24).


Example #1:

    (18)   a. au sa-na    vala gaa    o   yau dua-dua
    1sg asp-fut fight modif art 1sg one(redup)
    `I'll just fight all by myself.'                          (Dixon 1988:325)
Example #2:

    b. a   drau ni pepa yai
    art sheet of paper this
    `these sheets of paper'                                   (Dixon 1988:102)
Example #3:

    (20)   a. a   o-na   waqa
    art cl-3sg boat
    `his/her boat'                                             (Dixon 1988:37)
Example #4:

    b. a   o-na   waqa a   cauravou
    art cl-3sg boat art youth
    `the youth's boat'                                         (Dixon 1988:37)
Example #5:

    (21)   a. o lesu mai
    2sg return here
    `You return here.'                                         (Dixon 1988:37)
Example #6:

    b. au aa rai-ca [ a    o-mu lesu mai ]
    1sg past see-tr art cl-2sg return here
    `I saw your returning here.'                                (Dixon 1988:37)