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Lillian M. Huang (2002). Nominalization in Mayrinax Atayal.

URL: http://www.ling.sinica.edu.tw/publish/LL3.2-02-Huang-paper.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3466&langcode=tay (2017-12-17).


Example #1:

    a'. m-aras-ay=ci/                 cu/           uqiluh
    AF1-bring-AF2=1S.Nom Acc.Nrf                banana
    `I want to bring a banana; I'll (definitely) bring a banana'
Example #2:

    c. si-aras=mi/                cu/           uqiluh      /i/      sayun
    BF-bring=1S.Gen           Acc.Nrf      banana      Nom Sayun
    `I'm bringing a banana for Sayun'
Example #3:

    c'. ras-anay=mi/             cu/           uqiluh      /i/      sayun
    bring-BF=1S.Gen           Acc.Nrf      banana      Nom Sayun
    `I'll (definitely) bring a banana for Sayun'
Example #4:

    e. Q: ima/ ku/           si-Bainay nku/       kanairil cu/       situiN
    who Nom.Rf BF-buy              Gen.Rf woman Acc.Nrf clothes
    `Who is the one that the woman bought clothes for?'
Example #5:

    b. O-aqih        ku/         mahahowa/
    AF-bad      Nom.Rf boasting
    `Boasting is bad'
Example #6:

    c'. m-aqilaap kariariax /i/           yumin
    AF-sleep often           Nom Yumin
    `Yumin often sleeps'
Example #7:

    d. O-aqih        ku/         p/akiyaw
    AF-bad      Nom.Rf gambling
    `Gambling is bad'
Example #8:

    O-Balaiq       a/           qaqaniq=nia/, ru/ O-Balaiq           a/          qaqilaap=nia/
    AF-good        Nom.Nrf eating=3S.Gen and AF-good Nom.Nrf sleeping=3S.Gen
    `What he eats is good, and the place he sleeps in is good'
Example #9:

    b. tutiN-un=mu             ku/        mahahowa/
    beat-PF=1S.Gen         Nom.Rf boaster
    `I beat the boaster '
Example #10:

    b. O-aqih         ku/           qumuriq
    AF-bad        Nom.Rf        stealing
    `Stealing is bad; The thief is bad'
Example #11:

    b. O-Balaiq       ku/        nanuBu/un=mu
    AF-good        Nom.Rf drink=1S.Gen
    `My drink is good'
Example #12:

    c. hani/an      ku/          BaBinasun=mu
    exist        Nom.Rf       things:to:be:bought=1S.Gen
    `I have things to buy'
Example #13:

    c. O-payux         ku/          pintwawaw=mu
    AF-plenty       Nom.Rf       work=1S.Gen
    `I did many things'
Example #14:

    e. O-shahiya/        ku/          inhahapuy=su/
    AF-delicious      Nom.Rf       cooked:food=2S.Gen
    `What you cooked was delicious'