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Dryer, Matthew (2006). Word Order.

URL: http://wings.buffalo.edu/soc-sci/linguistics/people/faculty/dryer/dryer/DryerShopenWordOrder.pdf

(Last accessed 2006-03-10).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2521&langcode=csy (2018-01-22).


Example #1:

    (132) tuazawkchangina [Mete mhing-te] [Kawlp̰ hkua] a shim kik h  
    after.that              Manipuri person-PLUR Kawlpi village 3 attack INDIC
    `after that, the Manipuri people attacked Kawlpi village'
Example #2:

    (133) suang atam ke de                 h 
    stone many 1 want INDIC
    `I want many stones'
Example #3:

    (134) ama ching hkat a hpuk yo h         
    3SG tree one 3 fell PAST INDIC
    `he felled a tree'
Example #4:

    (135) dimlo a                ke tam tu
    Dimlo LOC 1 halt FUT INDIC
    `I shall halt at Dimlo'
Example #5:

    (136) [h̰ sh̰a ching] haw a                     vum h  
    this         tree       bark 3            black INDIC
    `the bark of this tree is black'
Example #6:

    (140) ama amunlangina hong pai bale
    3SG quickly                 to.here go if.not
    `if he does not come quickly, ...'
Example #7:

    b. ama in             sunga a om h  
    3SG house in              3 be INDIC
    `he is in the house'
Example #8:

    (146) ama koi lai a teang zam              
    3SG where 3 live                 Q
    `where does he live?'
Example #9:

    (147) mhing hpa
    man         good
    `a good man'
Example #10:

    (148) a hpa mhing      
    3 good man
    `a good man; a man who is good'
Example #11:

    (150) h̰sh̰a ching
    this       tree
    `this tree'
Example #12:

    (151) du          mama
    thirsty very
    `very thirsty'
Example #13:

    (153) bangbang            nasep na vawt zam    
    what.kind.of work 2 do Q
    `what kind of work are you doing?'
Example #14:

    (154) a. ama vawt hte h 
    3SG do           can INDIC
    `he can do it'
Example #15:

    b.       ama vawt tu n̰ h 
    3SG do           must INDIC
    `he must do it'
Example #16:

    (155) a naupa                    a pai nuap hangina, . . .
    3 younger.brother          3 go want because . . .
    `because his younger brother wanted to go, ...'
Example #17:

    (156) [ngasa shia natu] yingtung-tunga                ke pai nuam h  
    fish fish PURP early.in.morning                 1 go want INDIC
    `I want to go out early in the morning to fish'