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:

Blaszczak, Joanna (2002). Ansätze zur Ergativität.

URL: http://www.ling.uni-potsdam.de/kurse/Ergativitaet/6Sitzung.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-03-29).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 818&langcode=dbl (2021-09-19).


Example #1:

    (5)     a.       uma              yabu-gu           bura-n
    father-ABS       mother-ERG see-NONFUT
    `Mother saw father'
Example #2:

    (7)     a.         yugu          yara-ngu          buyba-n                   Dyirbal
    stick-ABS     man-ERG           hide-NONFUT
    `The man hides the stick.'
Example #3:

    b.         uma yabu-gu bura-n
    father-ABS mother-ERG see-NONFUT
    `Mother(A) saw father(O)'