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:

Henderson, Brent (2006). Syntactic and PF Inversion in Bantu Relatives.

URL: http://www.linguistics.uiuc.edu/bhendrsn/Henderson-Inversion.pdf

(Last accessed ).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2776&langcode=swh (2021-09-19).


Example #1:

    (5)     Kímbia!
Example #2:

    (6)     a.       Kú-la!
Example #3:

    (7)     a.       Mwanafunzi      ­ li ­ kú - la ndizi
    student   3SG-PST-ku-eat bananas
    `The student ate bananas.'
Example #4:

    (13)   a.      kitabu amba-cho mwanfunzi a-li-soma                    Swahili
    Book COMP-REL student 3SG-PST-read
    `the book that the student read'
Example #5:

    b.      kitabu a-si-soma-cho mtu mmoja                      Swahili
    book 3SG-NEG-read-REL person one
    `*the book that not one person read'