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:

Andrew Spencer (2005). Towards a Typology of "Mixed Categories".

URL: http://privatewww.essex.ac.uk/~spena/papers/Spencer%20mixedcats.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3906&langcode=swh (2021-09-19).


Example #1:

    (58)   a.      Mtu           a-ki-soma                 kitabu hiki
    person        SM-OM-read                book this
    `A person reads this book'
Example #2:

    b.      Mtu          a-ki-soma-ye               kitabu hiki
    person       SM-OM-read-REL             book this
    `A person who reads this book'
Example #3:

    (59)   a.      Mtu          a-li-ye-soma
    person       SM-PAST-REL-read
    `A person who read'
Example #4:

    b.      Mtu          a-li-ye-ki-soma                     kitabu hiki
    person       SM-PAST-REL-OM-read                 book this
    `A person who read this book'