The Online Database of Interlinear Text


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URL: http://www.cla.sc.edu/LING/faculty/dubinsky/Syn-RG/Carstens-Antisymmetry-WordOrder.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 410&langcode=hat (2020-08-13).


Example #1:

    (99) a. Jan ba(y) Mari liv la                                            
    Jean give Mary book DET
    `John gave Mary the book.'
Example #2:

    b. L ap rakonte Mari istwa a
    3SG PROG tell      Mary story DET
    `S/he told Mary a story.'
Example #3:

    (100) L ap rakonte istwa a ba(y) Mari                                   
    3SG PROG tell      story DET give Mary
    `S/he told a story to Mary.'
Example #4:

    (106) Jan pran dlo ba Mari                                                  
    John take water give Mary
    `John gave Mary water.'
Example #5:

    (112) a. Men pran liv la montre Jan                    (Muysken & Veenstra 1994:297)
    1SG take book the show John
    `I showed the book to John.'
Example #6:

    b. Jan pran Mari montre liv la                  (Muysken & Veenstra 1994:300)
    John take Mary show book the
    `John showed Mary the book.'