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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:

Abdoulaye, Mahamane L. (1992). ASPECTS OF HAUSA MORPHOSYNTAX IN ROLE AND REFERENCE GRAMMAR.

URL: http://wings.buffalo.edu/linguistics/people/students/dissertations/abdoulaye/hausadiss.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-02-28).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 567&langcode=heb (2021-09-17).

 

Example #1:

    (56)    a. para shel ikar
    cow of         farmer
    'a farmer's cow'
Example #2:

    b. haima     shelo
    mother of-his
    'his mother'
Example #3:

    (99)    a. haknisa          (shel zarim)          laxacer       hi    asura.
    the-entrance     (of    strangers) to-the-yard       is    forbidden
    'Strangers are forbidden to enter the yard.'
Example #4:

    b. haknisa        (laxacer)         hi cara          miday        bishvilo.
    the-entrance (to-the yard) is         narrow too.much          for him
    'The entrance of the yard is too narrow for him.'
Example #5:

    (128)   a. knisa       shel       yeled
    entrance of            boy
    'the entrance of the   boy'
Example #6:

    b. ha-bitul               shel     ha-xoq
    the-cancellation       of       the-law
    'the cancellation of   the law'
Example #7:

    (129)       ha-dxiya        shel dan       et    ha-hacaa
    the-rejection of        Dan ACC the-offer
    'Dan's rejection of the offer'
Example #8:

    (131)   a. ligmor       et      haavoda      ze        xashuv        lánu.
    to finish    OM the-work          it(is)    important     for-us
    'To finish the work is important for us.'
Example #9:

    b. ligmor               avoda        ze        xashuv        lánu.
    to finish            (a)work      it(is)    important     for-us
    'To finish a work is important for us.'
Example #10:

    (132)   a. bigmor          Dan      et     haavoda      hu         shav        habáyta.
    on-finishing    Dan      OM the-work         he         return      home
    'On Dan's finishing the work, he returned home.'
Example #11:

    b. bigmor          Dan            avoda         hu    shav             habáyta.
    on-finishing    Dan            (a) work      he    return           home
    'On Dan's finishing a/some work, he returns home.'
Example #12:

    (133)   a. gmirat      Dan      et      haavoda     garma lo             sipuk.
    finishing Dan        OM      the-work give         him        satisfaction.
    'Dan's completion of the work gave him satisfaction.'
Example #13:

    b. *gmirat     Dan              avoda       garma lo         sipuk.
    finishing Dan                (a)work     give     him satisfaction.
    'Dan's completion of a/some work gives him satisfaction.'
Example #14:

    (134)       ha-dxiya        shel ha-hacaa al ydey dan
    the-rejection of        the-offer by      Dan
    'Dan's rejection of the offer'
Example #15:

    (136)   a. ha-dxiya         shel dan      et      ha-hacaa
    the-rejection    of       Dan ACC the-offer
    'Dan's rejection of the offer'
Example #16:

    b. dxiyat-       dan     shel ha-hacaa
    rejection-of Dan of          the-offer
    'Dan rejection of the offer'
Example #17:

    (137)   a. ha-dxiya        shel ha-hacaa al ydey dan
    the-rejection of        the-offer by      Dan
    'Dan's rejection of the offer'
Example #18:

    b. dxiyat-              ha-hacaa     shel   dan
    the-rejection-of- the-offer       of     Dan
    'Dan's rejection of the offer'
Example #19:

    (i)          parato       shel   ikar
    cow-his of          farmer
    'a farmer' cow'