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:

Yukiko Morimoto (2002). Prominence Mismatches and Differential Object Marking in Bantu.

URL: http://csli-publications.stanford.edu/LFG/7/lfg02morimoto.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1354&langcode=swh (2021-09-26).


Example #1:

    (5) a. Bakari a-na-wa -som-e-a                    watoto hadithi maktaba-ni.                KiSwahili
    Bakari SM - PR ES - OM-read-APPL - INDIC children stories library-LO C
    `Bakari is reading stories to/for the children in/at the library.'
Example #2:

    b. Bakari a-na-wa -some-e-a                 nani hadithi maktaba-ni?
    Bakari SM - PR ES - OM-read-APPL - INDIC who stories library-LO C
    `To/for whom is Bakari reading stories in/at the library?
Example #3:

    (6) a. Juma a-li-m-piga      risasi tembo jana         usiku.                                  Swahili
    Juma SM - PST- OM-hit bullet elephant yesterday night
    `Juma shot an/the elephant last night.'
Example #4:

    b. risasi i-li-piga         mti karibu na sisi.
    bullet SM - PST-hit tree near us
    `The bullet struck the tree near us.'                                          i