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=dbl (2021-09-19).


Example #1:

    a. bala       yugu      bangul       yara-ngu       buyba-n
    IV.ABS     stick(IV) I.ERG        man(I)-ERG     hide-NFUT
    `The man hides the stick.'
Example #2:

    b. bayi       yara       buyba-yiri-nu
    I.ABS      man(I).ABS hide-REFL-NFUT
    `The man hides himself.'