ODIN

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Ameka, Felix K. (2005). Multiverb constructions in a West African areal typological perspective.

URL: http://edvarda.hf.ntnu.no/ling/tross/ameka_TROSS03_paper.pdf

(Last accessed ).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2785&langcode=yor (2019-03-24).

 

Example #1:

    (39) a O     sáré lo                  ilé
    YORUBA He ran go                      home
    `He ran home'
Example #2:

    b       Sísáré ló       sáré lo    ilé
    Running FOC:he ran go home
    `Running home is what he did'
Example #3:

    (44) a          Sísáré lo ló      sáré lo ilé
    YORUBA          Running go FOC-he ran go home
    `Running home is what he did'
Example #4:

    b        Sísáré lo ilé ló        sáré lo ilé
    Running go home FOC-he ran go home
    `Running home is what he did'