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Shuanfan Huang and Huei-ju Huang (2003). ON THE STATUS OF REALITY MARKING IN TSOU*.

URL: http://ling.nccu.edu.tw/RedBug/tjl/volume1-2/01_HUANGNHUANG.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3384&langcode=tsu (2022-01-25).


Example #1:

    ci mamespingi                                          (Pear 3:59)
    Rl girl
    ` (He) happened to run into a girl who was similar to him.'
Example #2:

    sUnU-si          ho ta-he            cu      tUtpUta
    neck-3rd.Gen Conj Irr-3rd.pl         Asp     catch-PF
    (it)." (Snake:257)
Example #3:

    (12) a.  te       bonU       ta    yoskU               (field notes)
    Irr       eat.AF     Obl   fish
    "Eat fish!"
Example #4:

    seovcoha                                                (Snake:100)
    "When the snake emerges, (it) always emerges after a    rainy season."
Example #5:

    "All the Han people want to find (snakes)." (Snake:168)
Example #6:

    b.   nu-maka-twatuman-naku ka aykan-naku        ku aga
    when/if-finish-work-1S.Nom will_eat-1S.Nom Obl rice
    "When/if I finish working, I will eat."
Example #7:

    ho6 moso      yupteUlU                  na         cmoi        (Bear:63)
    Conj R.AF     meet.AF                   Nom        bear
    "When (he) met the bear, (he)         did not even carry a straight knife."
Example #8:

    so yopsi                                   (Eatiou:13)
    "(He) went out probably at the time of evening."
Example #9:

    (33)    mo       pepe ci macucuma hoci ?peelUi                eaa
    R.AF      high         matter       if        can.LF    find.PF
    "It is very preciously high-valued if it can be found."(Snake:217)
Example #10:

    (39) nte-ko         hioa                                  (field notes)
    Irr-2nd        work
    "You ought to do (the thing)."
Example #11:

    (41)   mi-ta    asonU     bonU       no beahci            (field notes)
    R.AF-3rd maybe     eat.AF     Obl fruit
    "He may have eaten / be eating fruit."
Example #12:

    (42)    te-he         la asonU       uhne       fuengU ho yahioa
    Irr-3rd.pl La maybe       go.AF     mountains Conj work
    "They will probably go to mountains and work there in the future"
Example #13:

    (44) la-ko     meelU     mouyoyai             keUpU       (Daily life:28)
    Hab-2nd can.AF make.AF                  basket
    "Can you make sack-bag?"
Example #14:

    (47) nenusi no mo           bonU         no beahci
    probably R.AF          eat.AF       Obl fruit
    "It is probable that (he) is eating fruit."          (field notes)