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:

Masayoshi Shibatani and Prashant Pardeshi (2002). THE CAUSATIVE CONTINUUM*.

URL: http://www.lit.kobe-u.ac.jp/linguistics/KPL/3_2001/KPL_2001_shibatani-pardeshi.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3416&langcode=mly (2021-09-17).


Example #1:

    a. Dia beli kereta baru.
    3SG buy car            new
    `He/she bought a new car.'
Example #2:

    b. Dia beli- kan         saya     kereta baru.
    3SG buy- APPL 1SG              car     new
    `He bought me a new car.'
Example #3:

    a. Bilek itu besar.
    room the large
    `The room is large.'
Example #4:

    b. Dia besar-kan          bilek   itu.
    3SG large-CAUS room             the
    `He/she enlarged the room.'
Example #5:

    a. Aku          buat      budak (i)tu lari dua batu.
    1st:SG make/do child             the run two mile
    `I made the child run two miles.'
Example #6:

    b. Aku          bagi budak (i)tu lari dua        batu.
    1st:SG give child             the run two     mile
    `I had/let the child run two miles.'