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:

Broschart, Jürgen and Carmen Dawuda Beyond Nouns and Verbs: Typological Studies in Lexical Categorisation

URL: http://www.phil-fak.uni-duesseldorf.de/sfb282/working_papers/BEYNOUNF.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-02-18).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 505&langcode=ton (2021-06-15).


Example #1:

    (14)    ko          e     `alu     `a           Sione ki     kolo
    PRST ART go                GEN.AL       Sione ALL town
    `Sione is going to town (visibly for the hearer)'
Example #2:

    (18)    te        ta                   ipu kofi?
    FUT       1DU.INCL             cup coffee
    `Shall we (have a) cup of coffee?'