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:

Ken Hiraiwa (2000). On Nominative-Genitive Conversion*.

URL: http://www.l.u-tokyo.ac.jp/~hiraiwa/documents/NGC_MITWPL39.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2692&langcode=cha (2021-09-17).


Example #1:

    `We ate the food that Maria bought at the store.'
Example #2:

    ni/*       kareta
    OBL/ABS car
    `Give me the soap which you will wash the car with.'
Example #3:

    a.   Hafa f-in-ahan-na                 si           Maria gi tenda?
    what IN-buy-NMLz-her-POSS unm                  Maria loc store
    `What did Mary buy at the store?'
Example #4:

    si    Mari     gi    tenda
    unm Maria      LOC store
    `We ate the   food that Maria bought at the store.'