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Carnie, Andrew (2002). Syntax: A Generative Introduction - Problem Sets.

URL: http://www-rohan.sdsu.edu/~gawron/syntax/assignments/ProblemSets.pdf

(Last accessed 2006-02-11).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2136&langcode=sin (2019-05-19).


Example #1:

    d) Lamea´ kataaw´ æhen´wa.
    child    story hear-B
    "The child hears the story."
Example #2:

    g) Hæm´ irida            m´       mam´ kol´mb´ yan´wa.
    every Sunday          emph I           Columbo go-A
    "Every Sunday I deliberately go to Colombo."
Example #3:

    h) Hæm´ irida           m´       ma´     kol´mb´ yæwen´wa.
    every Sunday         emph I           Columbo go-B
    "Every Sunday I experience going to Colombo."
Example #4:

    i)   Malli        nit´r´m´ an(Í´n´wa.
    brother      always           cries-A
    "Brother always cries."
Example #5:

    j)   Malli´       nit´r´m´           æn(Í´n´wa-.
    brother      always             cries-B
    "Brother always bursts out crying without control."
Example #6:

    k) Mam´          unt´      banin´wa.
    I             them      scold-A
    "I deliberately scold them."
Example #7:

    l)   Ma´          unt´     bænen´wa.
    I            them     scold-B
    "I experienced scolding them."
Example #8:

    m) Api´ pans´l´         peen´wa.
    we    temple         see-B
    "We saw the temple."