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:

Gontzal Aldai (2005). From (more) ergative case-marking to (more) active case-marking.

URL: http://email.eva.mpg.de/~wichmann/CollectiveAbstracts.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3376&langcode=bqe (2021-09-19).


Example #1:

    (2a)   Ni      erhoa, zu       iakintsu;      beha e-nakidizu              [ni   zu ri]
    I       fool, you       wise;          look no-INTR.AUX,1-to-2 [I-ABS you-DAT]
    `I am foolish, you are learned; I cannot understand [to] you'
Example #2:

    (2b)   Miserikordia-ren        eztitasun-ari         behatzen        diozu         [zu-k]
    mercy-GEN               sweetness-DAT         looking         TR.AUX,2-to-3 [you-ERG]
    `You look at the sweetness of mercy'