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:

Kamil Ud Deen (2006). Subject Agreement in Nairobi Swahili.

URL: http://www.lingref.com/cpp/acal/35/paper1312.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2898&langcode=lui (2021-09-24).


Example #1:

    (16)     a.        hengeemal up heyiq                      Subject-clitic-verb
    boy         3sg is:digging
    `The boy is digging'
Example #2:

    b.        heyiq      up hengeemal                 Verb-clitic-subject
    is:digging 3sg boy
    `The boy is digging'