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Melanie Green and Chris H. Reintges (2005). Syntactic conditions on special inflection.

URL: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/linguistics/documents/mg-cr_special_inflection.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3292&langcode=hau (2021-10-23).


Example #1:

    b. me• ya]ra      sukaś        ce•?
    what children 3PL.REL-PERF say
    `what did the children say?'
Example #2:

    b. wa•• za]i         shžga rÍjžyaģ naśn?
    who FUT.3SG.M enter well         DEM
    `who will enter this well?' (Newman 2000:584)
Example #3:

    b. *muna• fa	a [ sauwaģ mo	a• ce    yaś                 saya• manaś ]
    1PL.IMPF hope new.of        car   FM.SG.F     3SG.M.SUBJ buy IO.1PL
    `we hope he buys a new car for us' (Tuller 1986a: 70)
Example #4:

    b. aślhaśzai ne• ya            fi    kya]u    suś     taśfi du	seśn          ņģfa
    pilgrims FM.PL 3 SG.M.REL-PF exceed goodness 3PL.SUBJ go mountain.of Arafat
    `it is much better for the pilgrims to go to Mount Arafat' (Newman 2001:191)
Example #5:

    c. kowaśneś ya
o• yana•      so] yaś          aśuri Kaśnde
    every     boy 3SG.M.IMPF want 3SG.M.SUBJ marry Kande
    `every boy wants to marry Kande' (Green & Jaggar 2003:201 (43a))
Example #6:

    (11) a. su-wa•ne (ne•) sukaś                  saśyi baįaģ      mo	a•@
    3PL-who FM.PL 3PL.REL.PERF buy black.of car
    `who (plural) bought a black car?'H
Example #7:

    b. Kaśnde ce•        [waddaś     nake•          so] ]
    `Kande is the one I love'
Example #8:

    (16) a. yaśushe ne•                            zuwa•?
    when      FM.SG.M     3PL.REL-IMPF come
    `when is it they are coming?' H (Jaggar 2001: 518)
Example #9:

    (17) a. ta               ya•ya kukaś      sa•mi wurin shžga?                           (manner)
    by.means.of how 2PL.PERF find way                 enter
    `how did you find a way to get in?' H (Newman 2000: 492)
Example #10:

    (28) a. [fafia• manaś gaskiya ] take•                        (yŰ).
    tell   IO.1PL   truth        3SG.F.REL.IMPF        do
    `it was telling us the truth she was doing' H (Newman 2000: 193)
Example #11:

    (30) a. *su-wa•     sun         saśyi baįaģ      mo	a•@
    who (PL) 3PL.PERF buy black.of car
    `Who (pl) bought a black car?'
Example #12:

    (31) a. kin                                      ga daś wa•daś wa• aś makaranta• ?
    2SG.F.PERF see who.PL                    at school
    `whom did you see at school?'
Example #13:

    b. me• ya         yŰ ?
    what 3SG.M.PERF do
    `what did he do?' H (Kraft & Kirk-Greene 1973: 114)
Example #14:

    (32) a. suna•                                  žna      yaśnzu?
    3PL.IMPF where now
    `Where are they now?H (Jaggar 2001: 522)
Example #15:

    b. kuna•      dŗ me• ?
    2SG.M.PERF with what
    `what do you have?' (Newman 2000: 494)
Example #16:

    (33) a. suna•      fito]wa       daśgaś žna ?
    3PL.IMPF come.out.VN from where
    `where are they coming out from? (Newman 2000: 496)
Example #17:

    b. ya   taśfi yaśushe?
    3SG.M go when
    `when did he go?' (Newman 2000: 496)
Example #18:

    (34) a. ana•          sayaģ daś ita       kaśmaģ nawaś?
    INDEF.IMPF   sell with 3SG.F about how.much
    `about how much is it sold for?' (Jaggar, to appear: 6)
Example #19:

    b. an        ba kaś         dala• nawaś?
    INDEF.PERF   give IO.2SG.M. dollar how.many
    `how many dollars did they give you?' (Newman 2000: 496)
Example #20:

    c. na     gaya• makaś     saśu nawaś?
    1SG.PERF tell       2SG.M.IO time how.many
    `how many times have I told you?' (Jaggar 2001: 523)
Example #21:

    (41) Q: su-wa• sukaś               taśfi Amžģkaś?
    3PL-who 3PL.REL.PERF go America
    `who went to America?'
Example #22:

    A: su Audu ś daś Musa sukaś            (*sun)    taśfi
    3PL Audu and Musa 3PL.REL.PERF 3PL.PERF go
    `Audu and Musa went' (Adapted from Green & Jaggar (2003: 197, (30))
Example #23:

    (42) Q: waśneś kaya kikaś         ma]nta?
    which things 2SG.F REL.PERF forget
    `which things did you forget?'
Example #24:

    (44) A: ka           aika• daś takaśģda]ģ?
    2SG.M.PERF send with paper.DD
    `Did you send the paper?'
Example #25:

    (47) Q: žna    zuwa•?
    where go.VN
    `where are you going?'
Example #26:

    A: za]n    taśfi gida ne•
    FUT .1SG   go house FM.SG.M
    `I'm going home' (Jaggar, to appear: 8)
Example #27:

    (48) a. kin            ga wa• aś ka•suwa?
    2SG.F.PERF see who at market
    `you saw who in the market?' (Jaggar 2001: 523)
Example #28:

    b. za kaś taśfi žna?
    FUT 2SG.M    go   where
    `you're going where?' (Jaggar 2001: 523)
Example #29:

    (61) a. waśceś      ya
inya• ka                ce•      ta        raśsu]?
    which(F) girl      2SG.M.REL-PERF say 3SG.F.PERF die
    `which girl did you say had died?'
Example #30:

    (62) a. aśyukaśri     kuśwa,    sanyÍ dai,       ya             gama•    daś    itai
    goat.DD.F TOP-PCL cold        TOP-PCL   3SG.M.PERF      finish   with   3SG.F
    `The goat, well the cold, it finished it off.' (Newman 2000: 617)
Example #31:

    b. *Auduś ne        go
a ce•        za]n       nu
a• waś
    Audu       FM.SG.M   farm   FM.SG.F   FUT.1S G   show   IOM
    `I'll show the farm to Audu' (Adapted from Jaggar 2001: 500)
Example #32:

    b. ņli, mun    san [ wa• za]i                         aśura ∂ aśure    taś ]
    Ali 1PL.PERF know who            FUT.3SG.M         marry / marry 3SG.F
    `As for Ali, we know who (he) will marry (her)' (Tuller 1986: 55 (70)).
Example #33:

    b. muta•ne]n sun   tsaya• [ ce]wa Kaśndei ce•                            suke•            so] ]
    men         3PL.PERF insist COMP             Kande FM.SG.F             3PL.REL-IMPERF   love
    `The men insisted that it is Kande they love.'
Example #34:

    c. Auduś ne          fialžbÍ   (ba•    Baśla ba)
    Audu FM.SG.M student.M NEG            Bala NEG
    `Audu is a student' (not Bala)
Example #35:

    (66) a. aśrawośn,     wa• ya                     kashe• shi
    thief.DD.M who 3SG.M.REL-PERF            kill       3SG.M
    `As for the thief, who killed him?'
Example #36:

    (75) a. waśceś      ya
inya• ka                 ce•       ta           raśsu]?
    which(F) girl       2SG.M.REL-PERF say 3SG.F.PERF die
    `which girl did you say had died?'
Example #37:

    (79) a. Auduś daś Musa sun           so         [ suś         saśyi me• ]?
    Audu and Musa 3PL.PERF want               3PL.SUBJ buy        what
    `what did Audu and Musa want to buy?'
Example #38:

    b. Auduś daś Musa sun   neśmi [ suś                      saśyi me• ]?
    Audu and Musa 3PL.PERF try                3PL.SUBJ buy what
    `what did Audu and Musa try to buy?'
Example #39:

    (81) a. *na         ce] [me• yaś            yŰ ]
    1SG.PERF say what 3SG.M.SUBJ do
    `I said what he should do' (Tuller 1986: 69)
Example #40:

    b. *muna• fa	a [ sauwaģ mo	a• ce     yaś                    saya• manaś ]
    1PL.IMPF hope new.of         car    FM.SG.F       3SG.M.SUBJ buy IO.1PL
    `we hope he buys a new car for us' (Tuller 1986a: 70 (94c))
Example #41:

    (83)    wa• ya                      saśyi   me•
    who 3SG.M.REL-PERF buy             what
    ?`who bought WHAT?!' (echo reading of the wh-in situ phrase)
Example #42:

    (95) waścce      ce•   daśgaś cikin-suś         ta            mutuś?
    which.one.f FM.f from among-them 2fs.REL.PF die
    `Which among them died?'          (Newman 2000: 495)