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:

Adams Bodomo, K. K. Luke, and Owen Nancarrow (2001). LINGUISTIC FORM COMPRESSION IN DAGAARE.

URL: http://www.deproverbio.com/DPjournal/DP-7-1-01/dagaare.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1343&langcode=dga (2021-09-24).


Example #1:

    c.      ka       n   de     ma           wi ri     ku li   ya a
    COMP 1.SG take 1.SG.GEND. horse go.home PART
    'Let me take my bicycle home.' [ but could also mean horse here]
Example #2:

    (17)   a.
    stranger TOP greet-IMP deaf
    'It is only a stranger who greets the deaf'
Example #3:

    b.      ba -zo -ra a
    'A fast dog'