The Online Database of Interlinear Text


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Baker, Mark C. and Jason Kandybowicz Verb Phrase Structure and Directionality in Nupe

URL: http://ling.rutgers.edu/people/faculty/baker/Nupe-order-final.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-05-31).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1211&langcode=bin (2018-12-18).


Example #1:

    (17)     z f       bl d       y (*ldin).            (Edo)
    Ozo throw ball        toward Uyi    exit
    `Ozo threw the ball (*away) toward Uyi.'
Example #2:

    Ozo send Uyi go market
    `Ozo sent Uyi away/to the market.'
Example #3:

    b. z s g *[-- tbr] d.                         (Edo)
    Ozo push bottle          itself fall
    `Ozo pushed the bottle so that it fell (*by itself).'
Example #4:

    c. z s g (*gh) d.                             (Edo)
    Ozo push bottle ITER fall
    `Ozo pushed the bottle so that it fell (*repeatedly).'
Example #5:

    d. #z gb kh [gugh           gg].        (Edo)
    Ozo hit pot        break       quickly
    (OK as: `Ozo quickly hit the pot, causing it to break.')