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:

Bill Palmer (2003). Owners into actors.

URL: http://www.surrey.ac.uk/lcts/bill.palmer/NWS_site/VCB/draft.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2916&langcode=rug (2021-09-26).


Example #1:

    (32)   a. korapa sigoto eko nana               pa      batu huda.
    IMPF      hang      lie   3SGS       LOC head tree
    `He was still hanging from the treetops.' (Roviana  Corston-Oliver 2002:493)
Example #2:

    b. asa si          ele      korapa habotu koa nana mo vasina doduru                        munumunuma
    he    FOC       already PRG         sit       stay 3SGS just a.little all               morning
    `He has been sitting there all morning.' (Roviana  Todd 2000:144)
Example #3:

    (41)   a. me        [ene    la gua          dia]      tutuv-i-a            ri      se      boko
    and       walk    go be.like      3PLS      meet-TR-3SG          3PL     ABS     Pig
    `And as they were walking along, they met Pig.' (Roviana  Corston-Oliver 2002:4
Example #4:

    b. [en-ene ri      karua] tutuv-i-a          ri kara se         noki
    RD-walk 3PLS two         meet-TR-3SGO they two ABS snake
    `As they were walking along, they met Snake.' (Roviana  Corston-Oliver 2002:497
Example #5:

    c. ...sina       matagutu dia
    because be.afraid 3PLS
    `...because they were afraid.' (Roviana - Waterhouse 1949 [1928])
Example #6:

    (53)   a ...meke vura-mae          ghe-na         si     keke noki       pa     kenu-na
    and    appear-come AUX-3SGS ABS one                snake LOC front-3SGP
    `...and suddenly a snake appeared in front of him.' (Roviana  Ross 1988:250)
Example #7:

    b. puta    ghe-mi
    sleep AUX-2PLS
    `You sleep.' (Roviana - Waterhouse 1949 [1928])