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:

Mario van de Visser (2006). The marked status of ergativity.

URL: http://igitur-archive.library.uu.nl/dissertations/2006-0926-200402/complete_text.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3667&langcode=ban (2021-09-27).


Example #1:

    b. tiangi edot           [mieriksa            dokter ]
    1SG.A want             Aexamine           doctor.O
    `I want to examine a doctor.'
Example #2:

    c. cii          ngenah sajan      [ngi-engkebang kapelihan-ne   ]
    2SG          seem   much        A-hide        mistake.O-3POSS
    `It is very apparent that you are hiding his/her wrongdoing.'
Example #3:

    a. caii     ni-ebek        awaki
    2SG      A-stab         self.O
    `You stabbed yourself.'
Example #4:

    b. iai      ngiantung      awaki
    3SG      Ahang         self.O
    `S/he hanged herself/himself.'
Example #5:

    c. tiangi mielihang        [awak     tiangi-e ]
    1SG Alame              self.O   1SG-GEN
    `I blamed myself.'
Example #6:

    b. [awak caii-ne ] i-pelihang caii
    self  2SG-GEN O-blame      2SG.A
    `You blamed yourself.'