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Falk, Y.N. SYNTACTIC SUBJECTHOOD:Pivotless Languages

URL: http://pluto.mscc.huji.ac.il/~msyfalk/Subjecthood/Pivotless.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-05-31).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1240&langcode=cho (2018-10-22).


Example #1:

    (10)   a.      Tobi      apa-   li- cha/*na oka       ishko- li-   tok.                 Choctaw
    beans     eat-   1sgI- SS/*DS water    drink- 1sgI- PST
    `I ate   beans    and drank water.'
Example #2:

    b.      Tobi      apa-   li-   na/*cha tãchi   ish- pa- tok.                     Choctaw
    beans     eat-   1sgI- DS/*SS corn     2sgI- eat- PST
    `I ate   beans    and you ate corn.'
Example #3:

    (11)   a.      Sa- hohchafo- cha/na tobi nonachi-                li-   tok.
    1sgII- hungry- SS/DS beans cook-                  1sgI- PST
    `I was hungry and cooked some beans.'
Example #4:

    b.      Soba sa-     banna- cha/na chõpa- li-              tok.
    horse 1sgII- want- SS/DS buy- 1sgI-                PST
    `I wanted a horse and bought it.'
Example #5:

    hõkopa- tok?
    steal-   PST
    `What did Pam steal that Charles cooked?'