The Online Database of Interlinear Text


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Malcolm Ross (2006). Calquing and metatypy.

URL: http://rspas.anu.edu.au/linguistics/projects/mdr/Calquing_&_Metatypy.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3239&langcode=tbc (2021-09-19).


Example #1:

    ai fud       -ani=wa
    I banana S:1S-eat=IRR
    `I shall eat banana'
Example #2:

    tamol an ai i-fun-ag=da
    man D(T me S:3S-hit-O:1S=IMP(RF
    `The man is hitting me.'
Example #3:

    Kai sa-n      ab
    Kai CLASS-his house
    `Kai's house'
Example #4:

    Waskia tamol an
    Waskia man D(T
    `the Waskia man'
Example #5:

    Kai sa-n      ab    lo
    Kai CLASS-his house in
    `in Kai's house'
Example #6:

    ai tamol an ida
    I man D(T with.him
    `the man and I'
Example #7:

    Irion tama-n
    Irion father-her
    `Irion's father'
Example #8:

    tamol tubu-di en
    man big-P:3P this
    `this big man'
Example #9:

    ab     nao-n na
    house face-its at
    `in front of the house'
Example #10:

    u-lusuni =go
    S:1S-break =RD
    `I fell; I broke the bones of my body. I broke my legs; I broke my backbone ...'
Example #11:

    madid i-fin-ag-da
    cold it-hit-me-IMPF
    (33)    a. Takia: `Cold hits me'