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:

Chia-chi Shen and Li-May Sung (2005). Reciprocals in Kavalan.

URL: http://ccms.ntu.edu.tw/~gilntu/data/workshop%20on%20Austronesian/7%20shen%20&%20sung.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2897&langcode=nya (2021-09-19).


Example #1:

    a. Mbdzi           zi-ku-mény-á         nkhandwe
    10-zebras      10SM-pres-hit        10-foxes
    `The zebras are hitting the foxes.'
Example #2:

    b.    Mbdzi         ndí       nkhandwe         zi-ku-mény-an-a
    10-zebras     and       10-foxes         10SM-pres-hit-recip-FV
    `The zebras and the foxes are hitting each other.'
Example #3:

    Alenje        á-ma-nyoz-án-á                kupósá         asodzi
    2-hunters     2SM-hab-despise-recip-FV      exceeding      2-fishermen
    `The hunters despise each other more than the fishermen (despise each other).'