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:

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=wyb (2021-09-26).


Example #1:

    (104) a. dhibi              bara-nha balima-ga
    bird,ABS fly-PRES sky-LOC
    `birds are flying in the sky'
Example #2:

    b. miri-gu=na               bura:y       gadhiy-i
    dog-ERG=3,ABS          child,ABS bite-PAST
    `the dog bit the child'
Example #3:

    c. guya=ndu              bura:y         u-nhi
    fish,ABS=2,NOM child,ABS give-PAST
    `you gave a child a fish'