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 (2003). An Interesting Couple: The Semantic Development of Dyad Morphemes.

URL: http://www.uni-koeln.de/phil-fak/ifl/asw/forschung/ap/dyad.pdf

(Last accessed 2006-02-18).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2398&langcode=wga (2021-09-26).


Example #1:

    Wak    spear-PST-that                  spear-OP         EB-3m.possd-ABL
    'He speared that fellow on account of his brother.'
Example #2:

    Wak    child-OP-me             thisOP call-PRES         MF-3m.possd
    'This child calls me grandfather.' (i.e. his grandfather)
Example #3:

    Wak    EB-DYAD-DU
    'Two brothers.'
Example #4:

    Wak    MF-DYAD-NON.SG-DU
    'We're grandfather and grandson (or granddaughter).'