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Olga Mišeska Tomić (2003). The Balkan Sprachbund properties.

URL: http://www.lotschool.nl/GraduateProgram/LotSchools/Summerschool2003/Tomic.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1333&langcode=rmn (2021-10-22).


Example #1:

    (3)         a.       Romnie,             so     kerea?    (Nom romni)                              ABR
    woman.F.Sg.Voc      what do/make.2Sg
    `You woman, what are you doing?!'
Example #2:

    b.       Manusea!                                                (Nom manus)               ABR
    `You man!'
Example #3:

    (9)     a.       Dikhljum       e                    basne.               (Nom basno)        ABR
    see.1Sg.Past the.Obl                cock.Acc
    `I saw the cock.'
Example #4:

    b.       Ov     chingja             o                          mas.                  ABR
    he     cut.3Sg.Past        the.M.Sg.Nom               meat.Nom
    `He cut the meat.'
Example #5:

    d.       Ma              de           le           MANgje!                       ABR
    not.Mod         give.2Sg.Imp 3Sg.M.Acc.Cl 1Sg.Dat.Pron
    `Don't give it to me!'
Example #6:

    jekhe chaveske!
    a.Obl man.Dat
    `Merita did give the book to a man!'
Example #7:

    (37)   a.      Diklja       men                      amen.                         ABR
    saw.3Sg      1Pl.Acc.Cl               3Pl.Acc.Pron
    `He saw US.'
Example #8:

    (40)       Thovelape.                                                                 ABR
    `(S)he washes himself/herself.'
Example #9:

    `What a beautiful hat has your mother knitted for you!'
Example #10:

    b.       Kergja                 lafi    te                              dadea.      ABR
    make.3Sg.Past          talk    your.2Sg.Obl.Cl                 dadea.Instr
    `(S)he talked to your father.'
Example #11:

    e.      Nietinela      te              dromarel/*dromarela.                ABR
    intend.3Sg     Subj.Mark       travel.3/1Sg
    `(S)he intends to travel.'
Example #12:

    avel          akana.
    come.3Sg      now
    `He gave an order for Marija to come immediately.'
Example #13:

    `(S)he doesn't want me/her/him to be your servant.'
Example #14:

    i.     Na(n)e        kasaja       te               avav.             ABR
    not+be.Impers who.Instr    Subj.Mark        come.1Sg
    `There is nobody with whom I can come.'
Example #15:

    d.      Ka              citinav        tukje        tajsa.                ABR
    will.Mod.Cl read.1Sg           2Sg.Dat.Pron tomorrow
    I will read/be reading to you tomorrow.'
Example #16:

    sine           te            nangjovel.
    Past.Mark      Subj.Mark      swim.3Sg
    `Till now/tomorrow he will have taught himself/learnt to swim.'