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:

Elinor Keane (2001). Chapter 2.

URL: http://users.ox.ac.uk/~sjoh0535/Thesis/Chapter2.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3623&langcode=tam (2021-06-15).


Example #1:

    (48)    vii u neru ka            neru ka
    house draw-close. infin draw-close.infin
    `as he ca me closer to the house'
Example #2:

    (49)    neeram aaka          aaka
    time   become. infin become. infin
    `when/because it beca me later and later'
Example #3:

    (52)    kataiyai kee u avan cirittaan         cirittaan
    story.acc hear.vbp he laugh.past.3sm laugh.past.3sm
    `Hearing the story he laughed and laughed.'
Example #4:

    (54)    vaa ga        maa avee             maa een
    come.imper.pl will-not.infin. emph will-not.1s
    `I won't come at all.'
Example #5:

    (58)     iruntaalum iruppaan
    be.past.conc be.fut.3sm
    `He will probably be (ther e).'