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:

MARK DONOHUE (2005). 3.

URL: http://courses.nus.edu.sg/course/ellmd/backups/Palu'eparts/Donohue-edited-final.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3978&langcode=nan (2021-09-27).


Example #1:

    (7)    Mama [VP kio       kinna [COMP cia            p ] ].
    mother      tell   child             eat      rice
    `Mother told the child to eat the rice.'
Example #2:

    (8)    Kinna [VP [ho      mama] kio [COMP *(khi) cia               p ] ].
    child       PASS mother tell           COMP eat             rice
    `The child was told by mother to eat the rice.'
Example #3:

    (10)    I       [VP phah hi          e    kau ].
    3SG           hit  that      LNKR dog
    `He hit that dog.'
Example #4:

    (11)    Hi     e      kau      [VP [ho   i]                  phah ].
    that   LNKR dog             PASS 3SG                 hit
    `That dog was hit by him.'
Example #5:

    (12) * Hi         e        kau [VP phah ].
    that   LNKR dog          hit
    `That dog was hit.'