2 Questions about glosses
|Date:||Saturday, October 16, 2004, 14:50|
I've been looking at the Leipzig glossing rules at
and have a couple of questions.
My language has 3 genders, which is basically indicated
by 3 articles: asem, ipen, ümen. These articles are the definite
article. The indefinite article is created by adding the suffix -a.
Is the gloss for 'the horse' (ümen hafal)
or the-DEF horse
or something else ?
Also, when writing the gloss do you indicate gender (which in
my case is a mix of formal vs. informal, and sentient vs.
non-sentient)? Or would this only be the case if you were
using an affix to indicate gender instead of a wholly different
and separate word?
Thanks in advance,