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Paul de Lacy (2000). Predicate Nominals and Equatives in Maori.

URL: http://minimalism.linguistics.arizona.edu/AMSA/PDF/AMSA-179-1000.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1655&langcode=mri (2020-08-13).


Example #1:

    (4) * he aha he whero
    D what D red_one
    "What is red?"
Example #2:

    (11)    he aha i muru +a      e te tangata (*he aha)
    D what T plunder+PASS by D man
    "What was repossessed by the man?"                                 Bauer 1997#28
Example #3:

    (13)    * he aha he whero
    D what D red_one
    "What is red?"
Example #4:

    (20)   * ko te aha he whero?
    TOP the what D red
    "What is red?"
Example #5:

    (26)    KH             DKD      Q       +DWD L KHUH
    D         what FOC Hata T tie
    "What did Hata tie up?"                                                   Bauer
Example #6:

    (28)   inanahi he whero te whare
    yesterday D red_one D house
    "Yesterday, the house was red."
Example #7:

    (49)   KH DULNL UWRX
    D chief they
    "They are chiefs."
Example #8:

    (56)    * te         tangata ka haere ki te moana
    D+specific man     T went P D sea
    "A man went to the ocean."
Example #9:

    (58)    SS        WH NXU ND QJDX L       D +LQHPRD
    tomorrow D dog T bite ACC D Hinemoa
    "To morrow, the dog will bite Hinemoa."                              Pearce 1995
Example #10:

    (60)      WH NXU ND QJDX L      D +LQHPRD
    D dog T bite ACC D Hinemoa
    "The dog will bite Hinemoa."
Example #11:

    (66)       KH PKLWD D +RQH
    D teacher D John
    "John is a teacher."
Example #12:

    (73)    ko wai i te hui
    TOP who at D meeting
    "Who was at the meeting?".
Example #13:

    (79)   ko te Pirimia i te hui
    TOP D PM       at D meeting
    "The Prime Minister was at the meeting."                        Bauer 1993#333
Example #14:

    (88)     He whero(*tanga) taku konohi.
    he red (*NOM) my face
    "My face is red."                                               Reedy 1979:44
Example #15:

    D man    cleanV ACC D car
    "The man who cleans my car."
Example #16:

    (90)    he tangata tiaki i   te whare
    D man      careV ACC D house
    "A person to look after the house."                            Bauer 1993#59
Example #17:

    (92)     hei roto i te whare a Hone
    hei side P D house D John
    "John will be inside the house."
Example #18:

    (96)   * hei tangata ka haere ki te moana
    P man       T went P D sea
    "The one who went to the ocean will be a man."                   Chung 1978:136