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Malcolm D. Ross (2004). The Morphosyntactic Typology of Oceanic Languages.

URL: http://www.ling.sinica.edu.tw/publish/LL5.2-06-Ross-paper.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3430&langcode=omb (2018-01-20).


Example #1:

    (1)    a. Ra=mo          mauri
    S:3P=R         grow
    `They are growing.' (Hyslop 2001:231)
Example #2:

    (2)    Ko=mese                wehe=ra
    S:2S =DEHORT           hit=O:3NS
    `Don't hit them.' (Hyslop 2001:235)
Example #3:

    (3)   Ra=u          hui      i         kide
    S:3P=TEL      ask      ART       D:1IP
    `They asked us.' (Hyslop 2001:235)
Example #4:

    lolo       ureure, ire         ra=u           hua       u          siaka
    PREP       earth      D:3P     S:3P=TEL       find      TEL        hard
    `... when the first people lived on the earth, they found it difficult.' (Hyslop
Example #5:

    (5)   a. Ko=mese             wehe=ra
    S:2S=DEHORT         hit=O:3P
    `Don't hit them.'
Example #6:

    b. Ko=mese             wehe       i        netu-gu
    S:2S=DEHORT         hit        ART      child-P:1S
    `Don't hit my children.' (Hyslop 2001:235)
Example #7:

    (7)    a. No=mo        suru
    D:1S=R       be snotty
    `I have a snotty nose.'
Example #8:

    No=mo         lehe=a        [huri       vo      na=ni        ilo-ilo]
    S:1S=R        see=O:3S       COMP       say     S:1S=IRR     REDUP-know
    `I'm looking at it so that I will know.' (Hyslop 2001:419)
Example #9:

    (57) a. Danuta mo        lado hogo [huri vo Pauline vi=ni              hage Australia]
    Danuta S:3S.R think true COMP say Pauline S:3S.IRR=IRR go up Australia
    `Danuta believed that Pauline would go to Australia.' (Hyslop 2001:397)
Example #10:

    c. Neu     no=mo         roo     [na    sivi     mo       vanai]
    D:1S    S:1S.R        hear     ART boat S:3S.R come
    `I heard the boat coming.' (Hyslop 2001:390)
Example #11:

    d. Mo        vatu       na    veveo       mo       rovo...
    S:3S.R    weave ART weaving            S:3S.R   finish
    `She finished the weaving ...' (Hyslop 2001:275)