ODIN

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:

Pauli Salo (2003). CAUSATIVES AND THE EMPTY LEXICON.

URL: http://ethesis.helsinki.fi/julkaisut/hum/psyko/vk/salo/causativ.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1365&langcode=nya (2021-09-19).

 

Example #1:

    (129) ndi-ka-pemp-a pamanga
    I-ssp-go-beg-asp maize
    `I am going to beg for maize.'
Example #2:

    (130) kati madzi banu dza-man-e-ni            ine
    if water your come-refuse-asp-past me
    `If it is your water, come and refuse me'
Example #3:

    (131) ku kasungu si-ku-nga-chok-er-e          bangu woipa
    from Kasungu neg-pres-can-come-appl-asp people bad
    `Bad people cannot come from Kasaungu'