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:

Ken Hale and Jay Keyser (1998). THE BASIC ELEMENTS OF ARGUMENT STRUCTURE.

URL: http://web.mit.edu/Linguistics/www/Ch.1_Basic_Elements.3.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2693&langcode=tzm (2021-06-13).

 

Example #1:

    (a)   Y-zyert        wfuli.
    3ms-long       string:CST
    `The string is long.'
Example #2:

    (b)     Y-ss-zyert         wrba          fuli.
    3ms-TRANS-long boy:CST           string
    `The boy lengthened the string.'
Example #3:

    (a)   T-rZem        tewwurt.
    3fs-open      door:CST
    `The door opened.'
Example #4:

    (b)    Y-rZem      wryaz        tawwurt.
    3ms-open    man:CST      door
    `The man opened the door.'
Example #5:

    *Y-ss-r Zem       wryaz            tawwurt.
    3ms-TRANS-open man:CST             door
    `The man opened the door.'
Example #6:

    *Y-ss-wt           wmddakkwl-inw          mucc aryaz.
    3ms-TRANS-hit      friend:CST-1s          cat  man
    `My friend made the man hit the cat.'