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:

RACHEL NORDLINGER and LOUISA SADLER (2004). NOMINAL TENSE IN CROSSLINGUISTIC PERSPECTIVE.

URL: http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/language/v080/80.4nordlinger.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3425&langcode=pit (2021-06-13).

 

Example #1:

    (52) Ngamari        karnta-ya ngartu-nga kankari-marru.
    mother(NOM) go-PRES nardoo-PURP knife-having(NOM)
    `Mother's going for (to get) nardoo (edible plant sp.) with a knife.'
Example #2:

    (53) Ngamari-ngu       karnta ngartu-nga kankari-marru-ngu.
    mother-NOM.FUT go        nardoo-PURP knife-having-NOM.FUT
    `Mother will go for (to get) nardoo with a knife.' (ibid., 60, ex. 4.13)
Example #3:

    (54) Ngamari-lu ngunytyi-ka ngali-nha mangarni-marru-nga-nha kathi-nha.
    mother-ERG give-PAST we.DU-ACC bone-having-GEN-ACC              meat-ACC.
    `Mother gave us the doctor's meat.' (ibid., ex. 4.12)
Example #4:

    kathi-ku.
    meat-ACC.FUT
    `Mother will give us the doctor's meat.' (ibid., ex. 4.14)