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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:

Dryer, Matthew S. (2003). Clause Types.

URL: http://wings.buffalo.edu/linguistics/people/faculty/dryer/dryer/DryerClausetypes.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-03-29).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 989&langcode=ses (2021-09-19).


Example #1:

    (79) a goo-nda zaka hika
    3SG be.at-with child two
    `he has two children'
Example #2:

    (80) a. a goo no baa shoo da
    3SG be.at there even now EMPH
    `it is still there even now'
Example #3:

    b. a ga                 ti noguru suub-ante
    3SG IMPERF be place              chose-PARTCPL
    `it was a select place'
Example #4:

    (142) a na              ham aa
    3SG TRANS meat eat
    `he ate meat' (Heath 1999: 165)
Example #5:

    (143) a koy koyr-aa                 ra
    3SG go town-DEF, SG LOC
    `he went to the city' (p. 137)
Example #6:

    (144) a. a          ga           ba agey
    3SG INCOMPL like 1SG
    `she likes me'
Example #7:

    b. ay di n wand-o
    1SG see 2SG wife-DEF
    `I saw your wife'
Example #8:

    c. ay ga                humbur hans-o
    1SG INCOMPL fear              dog-DEF
    `I am afraid of the dog'
Example #9:

    d. i ga                 hima         kyer-ey
    3PL INCOMPL resemble each.other-PLUR
    `they resemble each other'