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:

Miestamo, Matti (2004). Asymmetry within and across functional domains with special reference to yes-no questions, commands,.

URL: http://email.eva.mpg.de/~cschmidt/SWL1/handouts/Miestamo.pdf

(Last accessed 2006-01-02).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1586&langcode=kwi (2021-06-13).


Example #1:

    c. (na=na)              pala    ku-mtu-s
    (1SG .(NOM )=TOP ) plantain eat-IMPF-LCT
    `I am eating plantains.'
Example #2:

    e. (us=na)              atal    ayna-mtu-y
    (3SG .(NOM )=TOP ) chicken cook-IMPF-NLCT
    `(S)he is cooking chicken.'
Example #3:

    f. hugo=na pueblo=mal puz-ma?
    Hugo=TOP town=LOC         go.out-Q .PST .(NLCT )
    `Did Hugo go out to the town?'