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The following interlinear glossed text data was extracted from a document found on the World Wide Web via a semi-automated process. The data presented here could contain corruption (degraded or missing characters), so the source document (link below) should be consulted to ensure accuracy. If you use any of the data shown here for research purposes, be sure to cite ODIN and the source document. Please use the following citation record or variant thereof:

Dukes, Michael (2001). The Morphosyntax of 2P Pronouns in Tongan.

URL: http://cslipublications.stanford.edu/HPSG/1/hpsg00dukes.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-06-06).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1304&langcode=smo (2021-09-19).


Example #1:

    (28)(a) Tou te    le   fia aai i          uluvai...?
    2Pl. Gnr. Neg. want eat Loc. shrimp
    `You do not want to bite at the prawns?'
Example #2:

    (b) ..., ma     te le      toe fia vaai i        le    auivi ...
    1Dex. Gnr. Neg. still want see Loc. Det. skeleton
    `..., we didn't want to see the skeleton again...'
Example #3:

    (29)(a) E     ta      te      feiloai foi    i luma o le Atua ...
    Gnr. 1Dinc. Gnr. meet again Loc. front Gen. Det. god
    `We will meet again in front of God.'
Example #4:

    (b) E    matou te        falemoe     faatasi ...
    Gnr. 1Pex. Gnr. sleephouse together
    `We slept in the same house ...'