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:

Pfau, Roland & Markus Steinbach (2003). Optimal reciprocals in German Sign Language.

URL: http://www.benjamins.com/jbp/series/SL&L/6-1/art/0002a.pdf

(Last accessed ).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3208&langcode=swh (2021-09-19).


Example #1:

    a. Juma a-na-m-pend-a                  Halima
    Juma 3:sg:s-pres-3:sg:o-love-vs Halima
    `Juma loves Halima'
Example #2:

    b. Juma na Halima wa-na-pend-an-a
    Juma and Halima 3:pl-pres-love-rec-vs
    `Juma and Halima love each other'