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:

Mary Dalrymple and Irina Nikolaeva (2005). Topicality and nonsubject marking.

URL: http://users.ox.ac.uk/~cpgl0015/topicagr.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2856&langcode=pes (2021-09-27).


Example #1:

    (12) a. man-o beh-me mi-xand-e
    I-ra at-1Sg Impf-laugh-3Sg
    `She laughed at me.'                                         (Karimi 1990: 143)
Example #2:

    (13) man / *man-o sard-am-e
    I      I-ra cold-me-3Sg
    `I am cold.'                                                      (Karimi 1990:
Example #3:

    (a) zan-i-ra    [ke did-id] inja-st
    woman-Ez-RA that see-2Sg here-be
    `The woman whom you saw is here.'