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:

Dryer, Matthew (2006). Word Order.

URL: http://wings.buffalo.edu/soc-sci/linguistics/people/faculty/dryer/dryer/DryerShopenWordOrder.pdf

(Last accessed 2006-03-10).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2521&langcode=xsl (2022-01-25).


Example #1:

    b.    Mary [Joe gha] ke             ehtsi
    Mary Joe for slippers 3:is.making
    `Mary is making slippers for Joe'
Example #2:

    (82) [el tha ni ] kodeyihsh yle
    boat 3.land COMP 1SG.know not
    `I didn't know that the boat came in'
Example #3:

    (90) [li  gah hedhfe i]                ghyeyid
    dog rabbit chased COMP 1SG.saw
    or `I saw the rabbit that the dog chased'
Example #4:

    (111) a. dene ghyeyd yle
    person 1PL.see           not
    `we didn't see anyone'
Example #5:

    (119) David ayi ehtsi
    David what 3.make
    `what did David make?'