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Legate, Julie Anne (2002). Warlpiri: Theoretical Implications.

URL: http://www.ai.mit.edu/projects/dm/theses/legate02.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-05-31).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1227&langcode=nya (2021-09-19).


Example #1:

    (234)   a.       Amayi a-ku-mu-umb-ir-a         mtsuko.
    woman SP-Pres-OP-mold-Appl-Asp waterpot
    "The woman moulded the waterpot for him."
Example #2:

    b.      * Amayi a-na-u-umb-ir-a          mwana.
    woman SP-Past-OP-mold-Appl-Asp child
    "The woman is moulding it for the child." (Baker 1988:247)
Example #3:

    (236)       a. Mbidzi zi-na-gul-ir-idw-a        nsapato (ndi kalulu)
    zebras SP-Past-buy-Appl-Pass-Asp shoes (by hare)
    "The zebras were bought shoes by the hare."
Example #4:

    b.    * Nsapato zi-na-gul-ir-idw-a      mbidzi (ndi kalulu)
    shoes SP-Past-buy-Appl-Pass-Asp zebras (by hare)
    "Shoes were bought for the zebras by the hare." (Baker 1988:248)