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Hoyt, Frederick M. L. (2000). Agreement, specificity effects, and phrase structure in rural Palestinian Arabic existential constru.

URL: http://comp.ling.utexas.edu/fmhoyt/Hoyt(00)_MAThesis.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3606&langcode=ajp (2018-10-20).


Example #1:

    b.     baka /baku        fh xams izlm fi-d-dr
    was3MS/were3MP THERE five menMP in-the-house
    "There were five men in the house." (RPA: elicited data).
Example #2:

    (2)    a.     cill ym b-i           la--saff uld
    every day INDIC-come3MS to-the-class boysMP
    "Every day, boys come to class."
Example #3:

    b.     cill ym b-u            la--aff uld
    every day INDIC-come3MP to-the-class boysMP
    "There are (certain) boys who come to class every day."
Example #4:

    b.      anni, baku      fiind-e xams uld
    Hanni, were3MP at-CL3MS five childrenMP
    "Hanni, he had five children (chez lui)."
Example #5:

    b.     km-u          bkyn cuffr
    clanMP-CL3MS bePARTMP unbelievers
    "His clan were unbelievers." (2.1)
Example #6:

    a.     hi bakat cill ym tirfia         min hank ta-taal         is-sm
    thisFS was3FS each day graze3FS from there UNTIL-reach3FS the-Sham
    ascus." (2.3)
Example #7:

    a.     kmat hi rat fia-hal-w d
    rose3FS this3FS went3FS at-the-valley
    "She up and went to the valley." (48.4)
Example #8:

    a.     u-cill   lle titammam wade
    and-every night bathe3FS  oneFS
    "And every night one would bathe herself." (50.11)
Example #9:

    b.     cill ma ti     whade tihc-l-ha       kua
    each time come3FS one 3FS tell3FS to-CLFS story
    "Every time someone would come and tell her a story..."
Example #10:

    b.     hi b-iru        fi ind-ha mann
    thisFS INDIC-go3MP at-CLFS insaneMP
    "This woman, the insane would come to her." (10.2)
Example #11:

    (6)    a.     bkye /?bki         xtyre hank war-ha  km kawiyn
    bePARTFS/bePARTMS old FS here behind-CL3FS clan strongMP
    "There was an old woman who had a strong clan behind her."
Example #12:

    b.     bkye /*bki      ixtyre fi-l-mabax bi-tsawwi            xubz
    bePARTFS/ bePARTMS the-oldFS in-the-kitchen INDIC-make3FS bread
    "The old woman was in the kitchen making bread." (RPA:
Example #13:

    c.     bkye /*bki      wade tibb-ha
    bePARTFS/ bePARTMS one FS love3FS -CLFS
    "One woman was fond of her." (37.3)
Example #14:

    (7)   a.     knat /* k n   xararf kre fian falan
    was3FS/ was3MS storiesFS manyFS about Palestine
    "There were many stories about Palestine."
Example #15:

    b.     knat /* kn     kundara anb l-bb
    was3FS/ was3MS shoe FS next-to the-door
    "There was a shoe next to the door."
Example #16:

    c.     knat /*kn       bint bn     l-waladn
    was3FS/ was3MS girl FS between the-boysDL
    "There was a girl between the two boys."
Example #17:

    c.     bkye /*bki         l-ixtyre hank war-ha    km kawiyn
    bepartFS/ bePARTMS the-old FS here behind-CL3FS clan strongMP
    "There was the old woman who had a strong clan behind her."
Example #18:

    a.     bki     fiind-ha al mt      kirs
    bePARTMS at-CL3FS three hundred qurush
    "She had three hundred qurush [unit of money]." (97.2)
Example #19:

    a.     bki     hna wad kafia mil ibn-i        ha
    bePARTMS here oneMS cut-off like son-CL1S thisMS
    "Here was a single child, like this son of mine." (34.1)
Example #20:

    b.     bki     hank wwi fi-l-fiillk
    bePARTMS there jackalMS in-the-thicket
    "There was a jackal in the thicket." (19.5)
Example #21:

    b.     i-anare, f-ha baka           kumit lame
    the-potFS, in-CL3FS was3MS pieceFS meatFS
    "The pot, in it was a piece of meat."
Example #22:

    c.     fiind-ha bk i    al mt      kirs
    at-CL3FS bePARTMS three hundred qurush
    "She had three hundred qurush." (RPA: elicited data)
Example #23:

    c.     i-anare, f-ha,       ma-bak-s      kumit lame
    the-potFS, in-CL3FS, not-was3MS-NEG pieceFS meatFS
    "The pot, in it there was not a piece of meat."
Example #24:

    (14)   a.     ha bk-l-e               file  cbre
    thisMS bePARTMS-to-CL3MS familyFS bigFS
    "He had a big family." (87.1)
Example #25:

    b.     imm-e,       bki     mafi-ha    meiyt il-ayh
    mother-CL3MS bePARTMS with-CL3FS waterFS the-life
    "His mother, she had with her some of the water of life." (42.5)
Example #26:

    d.     ana, bak-l- i       axxn       w-uxt
    I    was3MS-to-cl1S brothersDL and-sister
    "I had two brothers and a sister." (62.4)
Example #27:

    (15)    a.     u-hi    kfide hank nafad          arbfin ifdwi
    and-she sitPARTFS there appeared3MS forty partisanMP
    "And while she was living there, forty partisans appeared."
Example #28:

    bi-sabifi rs
    with-seven heads
    "There was a snake   with seven heads living in the belly of the
Example #29:

    b.     u-bki       ry-l-e           ml
    and-bePARTMS goPARTMS-to-CL3MS camelsP
    "And he had some camels missing." (38.21)
Example #30:

    b.     baka hna syib il-e        hal-walad
    wasMS here old-man to-CL3MS this-boy
    "There was an old man here, he had this son..." (40.1)
Example #31:

    b.     in fh xri fi-s-sama
    if THERE priest in-the-heavens
    "If there were a priest in Heaven..." (108.5)
Example #32:

    c.     baka    fh yahdi wkif          hank
    was3MS THERE yewMS standPARTMS there
    "There was a Jew standing there." (113.12)
Example #33:

    b.     lammin fiirfit   inn-e      ma-fh fide min-ne
    when     knew3FS that-CL3MS not-THERE use from-CL3MS
    "When she knew that there was no use for him..." (54.4)
Example #34:

    e.     ma-fh-s     nara fi-l-balad
    not-THERE-NEG Christians in-the-village
    "There are not (any) Christians in the village." (98.2)
Example #35:

    f.     ma-bak-s      fh kumit lame fi--anare
    not-was3MS-neg there pieceMS meatFS in-the-pot
    "There was not a piece of meat in the pot." (RPA; elicited data)
Example #36:

    hal-madni ha
    this-city-person thisMS
    this city-dweller." (103.8)
Example #37:

    b.     fh bak a    kumit lame fi--anare
    there was3MS pieceFS meatFS in-the-pot
    "There was a piece of meat in the pot." (RPA; elicited data)
Example #38:

    a.     ma-fh-s      baka   kumit lame fi--anare
    not-THERE -neg was3MS pieceFS meatFS in-the-pot
    "There was not a piece of meat in the pot."
Example #39:

    c.    baka   fh mafi mona ctb
    was3MS THERE with Mona bookMS
    "Mona had a book."
Example #40:

    a.    mafi mna fh kn      ktb
    with Mona there was3MS book
    "Mona had a book."
Example #41:

    (27)   a.     u-yma     fh ns maffaln u-hubul
    and-oh-how THERE people gullibleMP and-stupid MP
    "And oh, how there are gullible and stupid people!" (29.4)
Example #42:

    c.     bki    fh wad nastri             simifi  bi-d-dafiwa
    bePARTMS THERE one   good-for-nothing heard3MS in-the-matter
    "There was a good-for-nothing who heard the story."(94.10)
Example #43:

    c.     kn /knen fh xams neswn be-d-dr
    was3MS/was3FP THERE five women FP in-the-house
    "There were five women in the house."
Example #44:

    b.     hi b-iru         fiind-ha mann
    thisFS INDIC-go3MP at-CLFS insaneMP
    "This woman, the insane would go to her." (10.2)
Example #45:

    (30)    d.     bkye /*bki       l-ixtyre hank war-ha     km kawiy n
    bePARTFS/ bePARTMS the-oldFS here behind-CL3FS CLan strong 3MP
    "The old woman was here, a strong clan behind her."
Example #46:

    u-r b-im               fia-rs-ha
    and-bird INDIC-circle3FS over-head-CL3FS
    crown." (42.15)
Example #47:

    fi c-cbbt     fiala rakbit-e
    in the-meatballs on neck-CL3MS
    his neck." (30.11)
Example #48:

    (35)    a.    * walad akal effa
    boyMS ate3MS apple
    "A boy ate an apple."
Example #49:

    b.     akal walad eff a
    ate3MS boyMS apple
Example #50:

    c.      zalame wa-walad au
    man    and-boy   came
    "A man and a boy came." (NPA: Mohammad 1998)
Example #51:

    fi-l-mabax niswn
    in-the-kitchen women
    "After nightfall, in the kitchen were chatting women."
Example #52:

    b.      bki ??yitwaswas /bk yn yitwaswasu fi-l-k ar wuzara
    "In the palace were whispering ministers."
Example #53:

    c.      fiamm-i nmat/ ??nm            kuddm dr-e       clb
    uncle-CL1S slept3FS / slept 3MS before  house-CL3MS dogs
    "My uncle, in front of his house slept dogs."
Example #54:

    d.      bakn yurku in /*baka yurku min il-br bant
    were3FP run3FP    /was3MS run3MS from the-well girls FP
    "From the well were running girls." (RPA: elicited data)
Example #55:

    bi-tibal           bala    fiar s,
    INDIC -conceive3FS without husband
    in it, she would get pregnant without a husband."
Example #56:

    yr ii
    go3MS pilger3MS
    perform the Hajj." (36.1)
Example #57:

    b.     u-hu illi b-ikba       xyif    b-ifirif          inm?
    and-he REL INDIC-be3MS scaredMS INDIC-know3MS sleep3MS
    "And he who is afraid, is he able to sleep [lit. `does he know to
Example #58:

    c.     u-amar-e             yifimal-l-ha      wad mil-e
    and-ordered3MS-CL3MS make3MS-to-CL3FS one       like-CL3MS
    "And he ordered him to make her one like it." (52.10)
Example #59:

    bidd-ak     takfi
    intent-CL2MS fall2MS
    "You were out past the cut, of course you were going to fall!"
Example #60:

    b.     ma-km-is      ixall-hin   ilafiin min il-bb u-barra
    not-rose3MS-NEG let3MS-CL3FP leave3FP from the door and-outside
    "He never let them go out beyond the door." (46.1)
Example #61:

    a.     u-xalla uxt-e          nyme
    let3MS sister-CL3MS sleepPARTFS
    "He left his sister sleeping." (49.4)
Example #62:

    b.     u-mt        u-xall-ni       ibla
    and-died3MS and-left3MS-CL1S pregnantFS
    "...and he died and left me pregnant." (51.9)
Example #63:

    (11)    a.     casrat il-bint      is-sibbc
    broke3FS the-girlFS the-window
    "The girl broke the window."
Example #64:

    (3-10)          fi d-dr
    in the-house
    "in the house"
Example #65:

    (3-11)                       f -ha
    "in it"
Example #66:

    (28)   a.     baka    f h ul d        fi-dr-him
    was3MS THERE children MP in-house- CL3MP
    "There were childreni in their housei/j."
Example #67:

    b.     baka    fi-dr-him         uld
    was3MS in-house-CL3MP childrenMP
    "There were in theirj/ *i house children i."
Example #68:

    b.     ana bk-l-i          axn        w-uxt
    I bePARTMS-to-CL1S brothersDL and-sister
    "I had two brothers and a sister." (62.4)
Example #69:

    d.     bki    hank in n aramyye mitrfkn
    bePARTMS there two thieves      companionedMP
    "There were two thieves there [who were] inseparable." (22.1)
Example #70:

    f.     cn   tit sr-e       ha-abane
    was3MS under belt-CL3MS this-pistolFS
    "There was under his belt this pistol." (RPA: elicited data)
Example #71:

    (3-11)          inn aramyye mitrfkn
    two thievesMP companionedMP
    "two inseparable thieves"
Example #72:

    the-house the-big
    (3-12)           il-bt   il-kbr
    "the big house"
Example #73:

    (3-13)          bt kbr
    house big
    "a big house"
Example #74:

    (1)     a.     f d-dr
    in the-house
    "in the house"
Example #75:

    b.     f-ha
    "in it"
Example #76:

    (4-1)          baka     fi-d-dr   uld
    was3MS in-the-house childrenMP
    "In the house were children."
Example #77:

    (i)    * ma-fi-h-s       bak a   kumit lame
    not-in-CL3FS- NEG was3MS cutFS meat
    "There was not a cut of meat in the pot."
Example #78:

    (5)    a.     baka /baku       fh uld          fi-d-dr
    was3MS/was3MP THERE childrenMP in-the-house
    "There were children in the house."
Example #79:

    b.     baka /baku        fi-d-dr     uld
    was3MS/were3MP in-the-house childrenMP
    "In the house were children." (RPA: elicited data)
Example #80:

    (6)     a.   * fh b-ilin        i-bbt ilb
    there INDIC -eat3FP the-meatballs dogsP
    "There are eating the meatballs dogs."
Example #81:

    b.   * fh b-itammamu fi-n-nahr uld
    there INDIC -bath3MP in-the-river boysP
    "There are bathing in the river boys." (RPA: elicited data)
Example #82:

    (8)    a.     munr b-ifakkir      mumkin fh uld nymn         fi--aff
    Munir INDIC-think3MS perhaps THERE boys sleepPARTMP in-the-class
    "Munir believes there may be boys sleeping in class."
Example #83:

    "Munir believes that there may be boys sleeping in the class."
Example #84:

    c.    ha bki          ill lle yi-h       mde
    thisMS be PARTMS each night come-CL3MS tableFS
    "Every night, a table [set with food] would appear to him." (61.4)
Example #85:

    w-firn fi-l-mabax
    and-mice in-the-kitchen
Example #86:

    (16)   a.   kn   fh ktb       mafi mna
    was3MS THERE book MS with Mona
    "Mona had a book with her."
Example #87:

    (19)   a.   ma-bak-s       fi--anare k umit lame
    not-was3MS-NEG in-the-pot pieceFS meat
    "In the pot was not a piece of meat."
Example #88:

    (20)   a.      i-nare, ma-bak-s         f-ha kumit lame
    the-potFS, not-was3MS-NEG in-CL3FS pieceFS meat
    "The pot, there was not a piece of meat in it."
Example #89:

    b.      i-anare, f-ha, ma-bak-s           kumit lame
    the-potFS, in-CL3FS not-was3MS-NEG pieceFS meat
    "The pot, in it was not a piece of meat." (RPA: elicited data)
Example #90:

    (28)    a.    ma-ad-s       b-efiraf    fiarabi
    not-anyone-NEG INDIC-know3MS Arabic
    "No one knows Arabic."
Example #91:

    (31)   a.      klat "wallh m b-asq-cin            illa b-kalifi    fiin-cin"
    said3FS by-God not INDIC -water1S-CL2FP but for-plucking eyes- CL2FP
    your eyes!" (44.2)
Example #92:

    b.      fiumr ma wad kidr inam fi-hal-ar
    never not oneMS ableMS sleepMS in-this-land
    "No one was ever able to sleep on this land." (41.1)
Example #93:

    astil aar"
    work1S more
    "The gentleman said, `I am getting old, and am not able to work
Example #94:

    c.   * ana ma-kdr-is        astil aar
    I not-ablePARTMS-NEG work1S more
    "I am not able to work anymore."
Example #95:

    (33)   d.     ana firn
    I happyMS
    "I am happy."
Example #96:

    e.    ana mis/ ma-n-s   firn /* ma-firn-s
    I not /not-PRO1S-NEG happyMS/ not-happy-NEG
    "I am not happy."
Example #97:

    h.     u-safid ma-l- -s        fi ilm    ib-e
    and-Said, not-to-CL3MS-NEG knowledge with-CL3MS
    "...and Said, I have no knowledge of him." (39.10)
Example #98:

    w-ixtyr il-balad
    and elder the-village
    and the elder of the village?" (20.1)
Example #99:

    (5-3)         -awla,       ma-fial-h-s  ktb
    the-tableFS, not-on-CL3FS-NEG book
    "The table, there is not a book on it."
Example #100:

    a.     ma-kidir ifi-ha
    not-able3MS untie 3MS-CL3FS
    "He could not untie her." (39.7)
Example #101:

    b.     ma-kidir-s     ifi     il-kd
    not-able3MS-NEG untie3MS the-fetter
    "He was not able to untie the fetter." (39.7)
Example #102:

    a.     abu xall bari,        ma-fiind-e wala fial-h
    Abu Khalil innocentMS, not-at-CL3MS or     upon-CL3MS
    "Abu Khalil is innocent, there is nothing on him or against him "
Example #103:

    b.     ma-fiind--s   mil-e
    not-at-CL1S-NEG like- CL3MS
    "I have nothing like it." (52.9)
Example #104:

    a.     m-ni mitammin, u-mitdahhin           fia-arbafia w-fiisrn kirt?
    not-CL1S bathPARTMS, and-anointPARTMS to-four and-twenty karat
    "Have I not bathed and anointed myself to 24-carats?" (54.10)
Example #105:

    a.     ma-ada min-him yidri         fian ax-h            isi
    not-one from-CL3MP know3MS about brother-CL3MS thing
    "Neither knew anything about his brother." (38.21)
Example #106:

    b.     wifiit   kmat tndi ax-ha,           m fih iss wala niss
    woke3FS rose3FS call3FS brother-CL3FS, not-THERE talk nor reply
    [neither] talking nor response." (36.11)
Example #107:

    them!" (46.4)
Example #108:

    rya war-h
    goPARTFS behind-CL3MS
    sister going behind him." (62.4)
Example #109:

    fia-ahir-ha u-ma addd yismafi la-addd akk
    on-back-CL3FS and-no picker hear3MS to-picker knock
    and no picker heard the sound of another." (33.9)
Example #110:

    fia-l-e, illa mafii    fia-anb-e    willa fia-bun-e
    upright, but liePARTMS on-side-cl3MS or      on-stomach-cl3MS
    but lies on his side or on his stomach." (116.7)
Example #111:

    d.     ma rsml illa illi b-nunufk-e            fi sabli-llah w-in-ns
    not capital but REL INDIC-spend1P- CL3MS in-path God and-the-people
    and Man." (71.8)
Example #112:

    fiumur ma wad l             fial-hin
    never no oneMS catch3MS upon- CL3FP
    "I had a pair of wild cattle that no one had ever caught." (18.2)
Example #113:

    b.    ma-sey ifiib
    no-thing heavy
    "Nothing is heavy." (91.11)
Example #114:

    (5-4)         ma addd yismafi la-addd akk
    neg picker hear3MS to-picker knock
    "No picker heard the sound of another."
Example #115:

    (i)      ma-s-samr b-iibb           iall      yitfiallak
    not-the-goats INDIC-love3MS remain3MS hang3MS
    "Goats prefer to go forwards." (56.3)
Example #116:

    d.      h a fiilim       mus ilim
    thisMS knowledge not dream
    "This is reality, not a dream!" (42.1)
Example #117:

    m-hu syif       il-mayib
    not-he seePARTMS the-misfortunes
    misfortune." (62.3)
Example #118:

    (57)    a.      Abu Musa mis k dir
    Abu Musa not ableMS
    "Abu Musa is not well."
Example #119:

    (59)    a.     ma-addd/*- s yismafi la-addd takk
    not-picker     hear3MS to-picker sound
    "No picker could hear the sound of another." (RPA)
Example #120:

    b.     ha fiumr-e         ma-nm       bala     sirka
    thisMS never- CL3MS not slept3MS without stealing
    "He never slept without stealing." (22.2)
Example #121:

    (2)    a.      mayyal     fi-hal- s fh hank yaxr la-afandi
    turned3MS in-this-yard THERE there stall to-Efendi
    some Efendi." (118.4)
Example #122:

    min-hin abbe, b-ak               srib  u-b-axalli srib
    from-CL3FP seedFS, INDIC-shave1S moustache and-leave1S moustache
    piece [left] of them, I'll shave half my moustache and leave
Example #123:

    min hal-ar fiiyrt
    from this stone weights
    from this stone."(30.9)
Example #124:

    fi ala ab-k          fiisrn alf
    against father-CL2MS twenty thousand
    20,000." (100.5)
Example #125:

    b.    mayyal    fi-hal- s fh han k yaxr la-afandi
    turned3MS in-this-yard THERE there stall to-Efendi
    some Efendi." (118.4)
Example #126:

    (2)      a.    mayyal    fi-hal- s fh han k yaxr la-afandi
    turned3MS in-this-yard THERE there stall to-Efendi
    some Efendi." (118.4)
Example #127:

    (1)      a.    fiisrn alf           fiala    ab-k
    twenty thousand [lera] against father-cl2MS
    "20,000 [lera] against your father"
Example #128:

    b.     arbafit alf     lra fia-l-bank
    four thousands lera on-the-bank
    "4000 lera on the bank"
Example #129:

    (2)      a.     bb la-l-fatwa fiind-i
    door to-the-law at-CL1S
    "a door to the law at me"
Example #130:

    b.     abbe min-hin
    piece from-CL3FP
    "a piece of them"
Example #131:

    (6-12)          kunt-ak, inn fi nd-ak min-hin abbe
    figs-CL2MS, if      at-CL2MS from-CL3FP seed
    "your figs, if you have one left...!"
Example #132:

    (15)   a.        baka fi-bt-him        ld
    was3MS in-house-CL3MP childrenMP
    "in theirj house were childreni"
Example #133:

    (16)   a.        baka    fih k fidn fi-bt-him           fiasar
    was3MS THERE sitPARTMP in-house-cl3MP soldiersMP
    "There were livingi in theirj/*i house soldiersi"
Example #134:

    (17)   a.     fiakkabat    min-ha      kannne zre
    held-back3FP from-CL3FP bottleFS smallFS
    "She retained of it a small bottle." (42.16)
Example #135:

    b.     u-uu        fial-h     l    u-nu
    and-put3MS upon-CL3MS weight and-half
    "...and they put on him a weight and a half." (21.2)
Example #136:

    fire." (38.2)
Example #137:

    (19)   a.      aat fia-ur-e          min m yyt il-ayh
    put3FP on-wound-CL3MS from water the-life
    "She put on his wound [some] of the water-of-life." (42.5)
Example #138:

    b.      kmat sawwat la-bint-ha           haz-zaww de fiala u l-ha
    er." (45.7)
Example #139:

    (20)   a.      bakt  i       fi fiibb-i     aam min arra
    was1S putPARTMS in pocket-CL1S some from stones
    "I had put in my pocket several stones." (17.3)
Example #140:

    afila min r s-e
    taller than head-CL3MS
    taller than his head." (64.3)
Example #141:

    c.      iftarat   inn-e       syif   fial -ha   isi
    thought3FP that-CL3MS seePARTMS upon- CL3FP something
    "She thought that he had seen something against her." (60.3)
Example #142:

    i- hin         fi hal-fiilbe
    putPARTMS-CL3FP in-this-box
    "He had some thirty rotten eggs; he had put them in this box."
Example #143:

    fiala raddit urmyt-i
    on sole sandal-CL1S
    on the sole of my sandal." (16.4)
Example #144:

    b.     u-hu mil          hal-kiralle malne wara l b fia-rs-e
    and-he carryPARTMS this-basketFS fullFS manure dogs on-head-CL3MS
    head." (54.7)
Example #145:

    c.     w-il-n r ye   mle        l-kun fi-- s fia-ahir-ha
    and-the-gypsyFS carryPARTFS the-figs in-the-bag on-back-CL3FP
    "...while the gypsy was carrying the figs in the bag on her back."
Example #146:

    min-hin abbe, b-ak                  srib  u-b-axalli srib
    from-CL3FP seedFS , INDIC-shave1S moustache and-leave1S moustache
    piece [left] of them, I'll shave half my moustache and leave
Example #147:

    b.   all          min il-arbfin wad
    remained3MS from the-forty oneMS
    "One of the forty remained." (42.4)
Example #148:

    min hal-ar fiiyrt
    from this stone weights
    from this stone."(30.9)
Example #149:

    mil-ma tkl     fi a-nblis
    like-what say2MS to-Nablus
    north, like you might say to Nablus." (37.1)
Example #150:

    b.   y m-ha amat         ilit       wade min fiin -ha
    day-CL3FP happened3FP make-up3FP oneFS from eyes-CL3FS
    "That day, it happened that she painted one of her eyes." (58.4)
Example #151:

    c.    kmat hi       allat    maa min ibl il-xme
    rose3FP this3FP untied3FP thread from ropes the-tent
    "Then she untied a thread from the tent-ropes." (38.5)
Example #152:

    abil min ibl il-xme
    rope from ropes the tent
    ropes." (43.7)
Example #153:

    b.    xara fiasari min fiasar ibrah m bsa istara b sit ryib
    once soldier from army Ibrahim Pahsa bought3MS pitcher yoghurt
    yoghurt." (14.1)
Example #154:

    bki      malb              la-l-fi asar
    bePARTMS demandPASSPARTMS to-the-army
    al-Balqa had been called up for the army." (15.1)
Example #155:

    ta-yayyir           maiy
    IN-ORDER let-fly3MS water
    water." (24.6)
Example #156:

    (26)   a.      kmat am fia min fiurb n azze
    rose3FS groupFS from bedouin Gaza
    "A group of Bedouin from Gaza came." (62.1)
Example #157:

    (27)   a.      km    ha mall          la-ill wad min ldt-e        xur ml
    rose3MS thisMS filled3MS to-every one from children3MS jug money
    "Then he filled for every one of his children a jug of money."
Example #158:

    bi-tkl       la-l-k mar "b t-akfi ud      mitra-ak"
    INDIC-say3FP to-the-moon `go IN-ORDER-sit1S place-CL2MS
    "He had three daughters; each of them would say to the moon,
Example #159:

    c.     il-wad min-him ma-b-iswa                 bazka
    the-one from-CL3MP not INDIC -be-worth3MS spit
    "Not one of them is worth a spit." (56.2)
Example #160:

    wala r            illi r
    than happened3MS REL happened3MS
    "He said, `if only one of my family had died today, rather than
Example #161:

    (29)   a.     baka  and-na mytn,        yafini , mytn    arbfin rs
    was3MS at-CL1P two-hundred, that-is, two-hundred twenty head
    "We had 200...that is...240 head [of sheep]."
Example #162:

    b.      baka fi and-na b-i        mytn...    w-arbfin rs
    was3MS at-CL1P INDIC-come3MS two-hundred...and-twenty head
    "We had roughly two hundred...and twenty head."
Example #163:

    (30)    a.      bakart, ba ka fi and-na b- i       fiasara, itnsir rs
    cows     was3MS at-CL1P INDIC-come3MS ten, twelve head
    "Cows, we had roughly ten, twelve head."
Example #164:

    c.      baka fiand-na bak ar
    was3MS at-CL1P cattle
    "We had cattle."
Example #165:

    mafi -hum in fi, ma fi-hum anam, mafi-hum...
    with-CL3MPewes, with-CL3MP rams, with-CL3MP...
    them ewes, with them rams, with them..."