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:

Peter Cole and Gabriella Hermon (1998). Long distance reflexives in Singapore Malay.

URL: http://wwwlot.let.uu.nl/zs2001/papersCole/Malay_Re.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2336&langcode=mly (2021-09-27).

 

Example #1:

    nyai/j.10
    Ahmad   know Salmah     will buy     clothes for   self-3SG
    'Ahmad knows Salmah will buy clothes for him/herself.'
Example #2:

    seorang    penjenayah.
    one        criminal
    criminal.'
Example #3:

    dirinyai/j/k.
    Aminah     know I   give        Siti   book about   self.3SG
    'Aminah knew I gave Siti a book about her/herself.'
Example #4:

    Fatimah]j menulis rencana tentang diri merekai/j/k.
    Fatimah     write    article about   self they
    wrote        an article about them/themselves.'
Example #5:

    (18) Fatimahi tahu Alij mengajar diai,*j,k.
    Fatimah     know Ali   teach    he/she
    'Fatimah knows Ali saw him/her.'
Example #6:

    (19) [Bapa     Alij]i nampak    dia*i,j,k.
    father    Ali    see       he/she
    'Ali's father saw him/her.'
Example #7:

    (20) Budak lelakii itu      nampak dirinya       sendirii,*j.
    child boy       that see         self.3SG   alone
    'That boy saw himself.'
Example #8:

    (21) Fatimahi tahu Alij mengajar          dirinya     sendiri*i,j.
    Fatimah     know Ali   is.teaching self.3SG         alone
    'Fatimah knows that Ali is teaching himself.'
Example #9:

    (22) [Ibu   Alij]i telah      menyiram   air   di dirinya sendirii,
    .   mother Ali    already   splash     water on self.3SG alone
    'Ali's mother splashed water onto herself.'
Example #10:

    (24) [NP Bapa      Sitii]j tidak     suka dirinya sendiri*i/j/*k.
    father Siti      not    like   self.3SG      alone
    'Siti's father does not like himself.'
Example #11:

    (26) [Bapa   Alij]i nampak dia*i/j/k.
    father Ali       see        he
    'Ali's father saw him.'
Example #12:

    kepada kawan-kawan saya.
    to      friends         my
    'Ali's mother has introduced him to my friends.'
Example #13:

    (28) [NP Bapa      Sitij]i tidak suka          dirinyai/j/k.
    father   Siti      not        like   self.3SG
    'Siti's father does not like her/himself/him.'
Example #14:

    kepada kawan-kawan saya.
    to        friends       my
    friends.'
Example #15:

    (i) *Sayai tahu Salmahj akan      membeli baju      untuk   diri-nyai.
    I    know Salmah   will    buy       clothes for     self-3SG
    'I know Salmah will buy clothes for him/herself.'
Example #16:

    (i) *Ali nampak sendiri.
    Ali see      alone
    'Ali sees himself.'
Example #17:

    (iii) *Dia nampak diri (sendiri).
    he   see      self     (alone)
    'He saw himself.'