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Martha Larson (2004). Distributive Numerals and Multi-verb Constructions in Baule.

URL: http://greece.imk.fhg.de/publications/Larson_Coll04.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2815&langcode=bci (2018-04-25).

 

Example #1:

    (2)         to-li          ofl     di-li.
    3ss buy-COMPL papaya ate-COMPL
    'S/he bought papaya and ate it.'
Example #2:

    (6)      to-li          ofl     kpkun *() di-li.
    3ss buy-COMPL papaya and         *(3ss) ate-COMPL
    'S/he bought papaya and ate it.'
Example #3:

    (7)      to-li          ofl     y *() di-li.
    3ss buy-COMPL papaya and *(3ss) ate-COMPL
    'S/he bought papaya and ate it.'
Example #4:

    (9)     to-li            lomi yr-li           *(i).
    3ss buy-COMPL orange burn-COMPL *(3so)
    'S/he bought an orange and burned it.'
Example #5:

    (12)    to-li            lomi y            yr-li       *(i).
    3ss buy-COMPL orange and 3ss        burn-COMPL *(3so)
    'S/he bought an orange and burned   it.'
Example #6:

    (2)     to-li          ofl     di-li    (*i).
    3ss buy-COMPL papaya ate-COMPL (*3so)
    'S/he bought papaya and ate it.'
Example #7:

    (6)     to-li          ofl       kpkun  di-li            (*i).
    3ss buy-COMPL papaya      and      3ss ate-COMPL (*3so)
    'S/he bought papaya and   ate it.'
Example #8:

    (16) cf. (2)    to ofl         () di-li.
    3ss buy papaya (3ss) ate-COMPL
    'S/he bought papaya and ate it.'
Example #9:

    (6)      to-li          ofl     kpkun *() di-li.
    3ss buy-COMPL papaya and         *(3ss) ate-COMPL
    'S/he bought papaya and ate it.'
Example #10:

    (7)      to-li          ofl     y *() di-li.
    3ss buy-COMPL papaya and *(3ss) ate-COMPL
    'S/he bought papaya and ate it.'
Example #11:

    ( 18)   Talua nsan c be tra-li                 wuo di-li.
    girl three only 3ps catch-COMPL snake eat-COMPL
    'Only three girls caught a snake and they ate it.'
Example #12:

    Be tra           kpma wa di.
    3ps catch-COMPL agouti FUT eat
    Intended reading: 'They caught an agouti and they will eat it.'
Example #13:

    ( 24)   Be su tra kpma wa di.
    3ps PROG catch agouti FUT eat
    'They are in the process of catching agoutis and they will eat them.'
Example #14:

    (31)     to-li          ofl.     Y  di-li.
    3ss buy-COMPL papaya and 3ss ate-COMPL
    'S/he bought papaya. Then she ate it.'
Example #15:

    ( 40)   Talua nsan be to-li              abll        nyon nyon tabli klwaa su.
    girls three 3ps buy- COMPL pineapple two two table all            on
    'Three girls bought two pineapples at each table.'
Example #16:

    Talua mun be kun-ni                   ak nyon nyon.
    Girls DEF-PL 3ps kill-COMPL chicken two two
    'The girls killed pairs of chickens.'
Example #17:

    (43)    Be
    3ps prepare-COMPL chicken two two
    'They prepared pairs of chickens.'
Example #18:

    ( 48)   Bakangan mun be kp-li                 waka blu blu kiki-li
    children DEF-PL 3ps cut-COMPL wood ten ten tie-COMPL
    'The children cut groups of ten pieces of wood and tied it in bundles of ten.'
Example #19:

    Bakangan mun be kp-li                 waka blu blu y be kiki-li               ..
    children DEF-PL 3ps cut-COMPL wood ten ten and 3ps tie-COMPL
    'The children cut groups of ten pieces of wood and tied it in bundles.'
Example #20:

    Bakangan mun be kp-li                 waka blu blu y be kiki-li                      ..
    children DEF-PL 3ps cut-COMPL wood ten ten and 3ps tie-COMPL
    'The children cut groups of ten pieces of wood and tied it in bundles.'
Example #21:

    ( 55)   Bakangan mun be kp-li                 waka blu blu. Y            be kiki-li         ..
    children DEF-PL 3ps cut-COMPL wood ten ten and                  3ps tie-COMPL
    'The children cut groups of ten pieces of wood and tied it in   bundles.'
Example #22:

    ( 50)   Bakangan mun be kp-li                  waka kiki-li    i blu blu.
    children DEF-PL 3ps cut-COMPL wood tie-COMPL 3so ten ten
    'The children cut wood and tied it in bundles of ten.'
Example #23:

    (64)    to-li            ofl    nyon c di-li.
    3ss buy-COMPL papaya two only eat-COMPL
    'S/he bought only two papayas and ate them.'