ODIN

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:

Cathryn Donohue an d Mark Donohue (2004). On the special status of instrumentals.

URL: http://csli-publications.stanford.edu/LFG/9/lfg04donohue.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2999&langcode=bhq (2021-09-27).

 

Example #1:

    (3) a.      No-ala     te      uwe (ako te            embere / kene          embere).
    3R-fetch CORE water INSTR CORE bucket INSTR                      bucket
    `They fetched water with a bucket.'
Example #2:

    c.      Te      uwe na          [RC i-ala=no       kene embere ].
    CORE water NOM              PP-fetch=3GEN INSTR bucket
    `It was water that they fetched with a bucket.'
Example #3:

    b. * te      uwe na          [RC ala     (te amai) ].
    CORE water NOM                fetch CORE 3PL
    `It was the water that they fetched.' (compare with (3c))
Example #4:

    (15)       No-pa-motiti=`e=mo te         mia pande na                     wurai.
    3R-CAUS-dry=3P=PF CORE person clever NOM                       sarong
    `The shaman dried the sarong.'
Example #5:

    c.      No-koho=ako te baliu te kau.
    3R-chop=APPL
    `He chopped the wood with an axe.'
Example #6:

    (19) a.        No-koho=`e na        kau te        baliu.
    3R-chop=3P NOM wood CORE axe
    `He chopped the wood with an axe.'
Example #7:

    na     korangaj).
    NOM garden
    `He chopped the wood (for/with his mother / in the garden).'
Example #8:

    (35) a.     No-wila kene honda           kua         togo
    3R-go     INSTR motorbike ALL            town
    `They went to town by motorbike.'
Example #9:

    b.   * no-wila te       honda      kua        togo
    3R-go     CORE motorbike ALL            town
    `They went to town by motorbike.'
Example #10:

    b.   No-wila=ako te        honda       kua       togo.
    3R-go=APPL CORE motorbike ALL               town
    `They went to town by motorbike.'