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:

Nicholas Evans (2004). Compromising transitivity.

URL: http://www.linguistics.unimelb.edu.au/about/staff_docs/rachel/comp.trans-final.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2887&langcode=wyb (2021-09-26).


Example #1:

    (20a)      Mirri-gu      yugi            gadha-ra.
    Ngi        dog-ERG       dingo:^ACC bite-PRES
    `The dogs are biting the dingos.' (Donaldson 1980:168)
Example #2:

    (20b)      Mirri-bula:      gadha-la-nha.
    Ngi        dog-DU:^NOM bite-RECIP-PRES
    `The two dogs are biting one another.' (Donaldson 1980:168)