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URL: http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/uhlcs/LENCA/LENCA-2/information/datei/english-abstract-7.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1411&langcode=ava (2022-01-25).


Example #1:

    Gel         tsotsaz    ch^wana.
    They-ABS each          other-ERG kill-PST
    `They killed each   other.'
Example #2:

    Musatsa   G^ali         ledeze          gawuna.
    Musa-ERG Ali-ABS to swim-INF       make-PST
    `Musa made Ali swim.'
Example #3:

    Musatsa   G^alida       G^isa      ch^waze         gawuna.
    Musa-ERG Ali-LOC1 Isa-ABS          to kill         make-PST
    `Musa made Ali kill Isa.'
Example #4:

    Musatsa   gel             tsotsaz        ch^waze     garuna.
    Musa-ERG they-ABS         each other-ERG to kill-INF make-PST
    `Musa made them kill    each other.'
Example #5:

    G^ali       ledeze            lugana.
    Ali-ABS to swim-INFto begin-PST
    `Ali began to swim.'
Example #6:

    G^ali       G^isa         wetstsize lugana.
    Ali-ABS Isa-ABS           to praise-INF to begin-PST
    `Ali began to praise Isa.'
Example #7:

    Gel             tsotsaz            retstsize         lugana.
    They-ABS        each other-ERG to praise-INF         to begin-PST
    `They began   to praise each other.'
Example #8:

    Gel     didasa         tsotsaz     retstsana.
    They-ABS I-ABL1        each other-ERG to praise-PST
    `They praised each   other more than me.'