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:

Bernd Heine (2001). Accounting for creole reflexive forms (Preliminary Version).

URL: http://www.pca.uni-siegen.de/doc/8/8.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1482&langcode=rop (2021-09-28).


Example #1:

    Mariya na       laba kurpu
    Mariya ASP wash body
    `Mary is washing (herself)'
Example #2:

    a    Si kabesa ta juda Mariya na si tarbaju
    her head ASP help Mary in her work
    `Her head helps Mary in her work'
Example #3:

    b     Mariya oja si kabesa na    spiju
    Mary see her head in       mirror
    (b) `May saw her/his/its   head in the mirror'
Example #4:

    c     Mariya mata si kabesa
    Mary kill her head
    `Mary killed herself'
Example #5:

    b     Mariya na       laba kurpu
    Mariya ASP wash body
    `Mary is washing (herself)'