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Knud Lambrecht (2000). WHEN SUBJECTS BEHAVE LIKE OBJECTS.

URL: http://www.colorado.edu/UCB/AcademicAffairs/ArtsSciences/linguistics/courses/LAM7420/Lambrecht.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3738&langcode=kin (2018-09-26).

 

Example #1:

    (23)   a.   aba-shyitsi ba-ra-riríimbir-a mu gisagára               (PF)
    CL2-guest CL2-PRES-sing-IMPF in village (CL7)
    `The guests are singing in the village.'
Example #2:

    b.   ha-ra-riríimbir-a      aba-shyitsi mu gisagára          (SF)
    CL16-PRES-sing-IMPF CL2-guest in village (CL7)
    `There are guests singing in the village.'
Example #3:

    c. muri iyi inzu ha-ra-siinzir-a                aba-shiytsi gusa
    in this house CL16-PROGR-sleep-IMPF CL2-guest only
    `In this house are sleeping only guests.'
Example #4:

    (58)   a.  (harariríimba abashyitsi)
    (guests       are singing
    `There are GUESTS singing.'
Example #5:

    (59)   a.  aba-shyitsi ba-ra-riríimbir-a mu gisagára
    CL2-guest CL2-PRES-sing-IMPF in village
    `The guests are singing in the village.'
Example #6:

    b. ha-ra-riríimbir-a       aba-shyitsi mu gisagára
    CL16-PRES-sing-IMPF CL2-guest in village
    `There are guests singing in the village.'
Example #7:

    c. *ha-ra-riríimbir-a      mu gisagára aba-shyitsi
    CL16-PRES-sing-IMPF in village CL2-guest
    `There are guests singing in the village.'
Example #8:

    ba-ra-na-hiigiz-a                                (PF + PF)
    CL2-PROGR-and-snore-IMPF
    `The guests are sleeping in this house and Ř are snoring.'
Example #9:

    ha-ra-na-hiigiz-a Ři                            (SF + PF)
    CL16-PROGR-and-snore-IMPF
    `In this house GUESTS are sleeping and Ř are snoring.'
Example #10:

    [Ři ku-ruhuuka mbere yo gu-kora]
    INF-rest     before of INF-work
    before work.'