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:

Matt Pearson (1996). Predicate Fronting and Constituent Order in Malagasy.

URL: http://www-unix.oit.umass.edu/~kbj/ling495B/content/Pearson_Malagasy.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3729&langcode=isl (2021-12-03).


Example #1:

    (18) a.      Ma_urinn      haf_i ekki lesi_          bókina
    man.the.Nom had not read                book.the.Acc
    `The man had not read the book'
Example #2:

    b.     Bókina         haf_i ma_urinn         ekki lesi_
    book.the.Acc had man.the.Nom not read
    `The book, the man had not read (it)'