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:

Laughren, Mary (2001). Wanyi Reflexive-Reciprocal Constructions.

URL: http://linguistics.anu.edu.au/ALS2001/papers/Laughren.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-02-18).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 344&langcode=ktg (2021-09-16).


Example #1:

    Ngathu          na-nya           matyumpa [...]
    1SG.ERG        see-PAST            kangaroo
    `I saw the kangaroo.'
Example #2:

    Makathi ngayi                thuwa-ti-nha.
    hand       1SG.NOM           cut-REFL-PAST
    `I cut my hand.'
Example #3:

    Ngayi-yana ngithi maa-tyi            ari-li ati-nytyi-yana.
    1SG.NOM-and here veg.food-DAT eat-AP meat-DAT-and
    `And I down here will eat vegetable food and meat too.'