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. (2004). Noun Phrase Structure.

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

(Last accessed 2005-03-29).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 990&langcode=sur (2021-06-13).


Example #1:

    (4)     a. n=naa           [mee ngu nan] n=tul                   fu
    1SG=see [INDEF man adult] PREP=house 2PL
    `I saw an old man at your place'
Example #2:

    b. [nlr s n] fii
    [shirt DEM DEF] dry
    `this very shirt is dry'
Example #3:

    (57) a. n-dem             [ngwe e c]
    1SG-like [man REL different]
    `I like a different man'