ODIN

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:

Phillips, Colin (1994). Agreement Alternations.

URL: http://www.ling.udel.edu/colin/research/papers/agr_alternations.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-02-18).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 469&langcode=niu (2021-06-15).

 

Example #1:

    (22) a.Fa totou he tau faiaoga e tau tohi                                                                                                                                 Ni       V
    Hab-read Erg-pl-teacher Abs-pl-book                                                                                              V
    `(The) teachers often read books.'
Example #2:

    b.* Fa totou faiaoga e tau tohi                               *Agent Incorporation
    Hab-read-teacher Abs-pl-book
    `Teachers often read books.'                              (Niuean: Seiter 1980)