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:

Evans, Nicholas & Rachel Nordlinger (2004). Reciprocals across Languages: Field questionnaire materials.

URL: http://www.linguistics.unimelb.edu.au/research/projects/reciprocals/papers/recips.questionnaire.sept.pdf

(Last accessed 2006-02-11).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2111&langcode=nya (2021-09-19).


Example #1:

    (58)   Alenje         á-ma-kónd-á                   mbidzi kupósá            asodzi
    Chi    2:hunters      2Subj-HAB-love-final.vowel 10:zebras exceeding 2:fishermen
    `The hunters love the zebras more than the fishermen.'
Example #2:

    (59)       Alenje         á-ma-dzi-kónd-á              kupósá                                            asodzi
    Chi        2:hunters      2subj-HAB-refl-love-fv       exceeding                                         2:fishermen
    `The hunters love themselves more than the fishermen.'
Example #3:

    (60)       Alenje         á-ma-kónd-án-á                      kupósá       asodzi
    Chi        2:hunters      2subj-HAB-love-RECIP-fv             exceeding    2:fishermen
    `The hunters love each other more than the fishermen.' (Mchombo 1991:9)
Example #4:

    (130) Chatsalírá      a-ku-mény-an-a
    Chi   Chatsalírá      1SM-pres-hit-recip-fv
    `Chatsalírá is fighting (others).' (Mchombo 1999:192)11