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:

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=nya (2021-09-17).

 

Example #1:

    (7)     a. njchi zi-n-lm-a                     alenje
    bees    subj Mark-past-bite-indic      hunters
    'The bees bit the hunters.'
Example #2:

    b. zi-n-lm-a                alenje
    subject-past-bite-indic    hunters
    'They bit the hunters.'
Example #3:

    !-ma-fn                ku-gml          nyumb      y       mfmu
    subject(3)-habit-want     inf-pull down      house       of       chief.
    'This lion the hunters think that it wants to pull down the chief's house.'