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Bradley J. McDonnell (2006). Possessive Structures in Ende.

URL: http://www.sil.org/asia/philippines/ical/handouts/McDonnell-Possessive%20Structure%20in%20Ende%20HO.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3097&langcode=end (2018-10-19).


Example #1:

    1. Kai  rhatu rako
    3SG. have dog
    `She has a dog'
Example #2:

    3. Rhatu metu mbanambana  rheka tembok
    exist  ant  walk.around  on  wall
    'There is an ant walking around on the wall. '
Example #3:

    d.  A2: Ine       ghi           Whoro  Gadi, baba     ghi            Kerhi   Djou
    mother 3SG.LIG W.         G.     father    3SG.LIG  K.        D.
    (Lit. Mother of him  is  Whoro Gadi. Father of him is  Kerhi  Djou)
Example #4:

    11. na %        ana
    this COP  child
    'This is a child' (Clausal Argument)
Example #5:

    12. ana  na
    child this
    'This child' (Nominal Argument)