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:

Güldemann, Tom (2004). Preverbal objects and information structure in Benue-Congo.

URL: http://email.eva.mpg.de/~gueldema/pdf/OV-BenueCongo.pdf

(Last accessed ).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2716&langcode=agb (2021-09-19).


Example #1:

    (11)a. wdum s        e-nii w s            ntmi
    man     DEF 3S-give child DEF gift
    `the man gave the child a gift'
Example #2:

    (12)a. S     k k       mb
    PROP TA catch animal
    `Suh killed an animal'
Example #3:

    (17)    b a-tt ng         ldzil gdziE$
    3P 3P-begin food eat:NOM
    `they began eating food' (Good 2004)
Example #4:

    (18)    n$tmi bE$           gniE$       nEE$-da   m
    gift       children give:NOM 3S:HAB-please 1S
    `I like giving gifts to children' (Good 2004)