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:

Willis, David (2003). Introduction to comparative syntax.

URL: http://people.pwf.cam.ac.uk/dwew2/li4/2_word_order.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-03-08).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 661&langcode=nya (2021-09-19).


Example #1:

    (135)         Nungu      i-na-phk-ts-a    mangu kw kdz@dzi.
    porcupine cook.CAUSATIVE pumpkins to           1a-owl
    'The porcupine had the pumpkins cooked by the owl.'
Example #2:

    (136)         Nungu      i-na-phk-ts-a    kdz@dzi mangu.
    porcupine cook.CAUSATIVE 1a-owl pumpkins
    'The porcupine made the owl cook the pumpkins.'