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Falk, Yehuda N. (1997). Case Typology and Case Theory.

URL: http://pluto.mscc.huji.ac.il/~msyfalk/Case-T&T.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-06-15).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1310&langcode=dbl (2021-09-19).


Example #1:

    b.      uma        yabu-    gu bura- n
    father.ABS mother- ERG see- NFUT
    `Mother saw father.'
Example #2:

    (8)       a.      ana         jaja        amba- n.
    we.all.NOM child.ABS hear-     NFUT
    `We heard the child.'
Example #3:

    b.      ana- na      jaja-   gu   amba- n
    we.all- ACC child- ERG hear-      NFUT
    `The child heard us.'
Example #4:

    (23) Midi- gu      aja      palan yibi    bura- n.
    small- ERG I.NOM that woman see- NFUT
    `When I was little, I saw that woman.'
Example #5:

    (61)   a.        uma      [banaga- u]           yabu-   gu bura- n.
    father.ABS return- REL.ABS mother- ERG see- NFUT
    `Mother saw Father who was returning.'
Example #6:

    b.        uma       yabu-     gu [banaga- u- rru] bura- n.
    father.ABS mother- ERG return- REL- ERG see- NFUT
    `Mother, who was returning, saw Father.'
Example #7:

    (66) a.        yara-     gu mija        wamba- n          jay u- n
    man-     ERG house       build- NFUT finish- NFUT
    `The    man finished    building the house.'
Example #8:

    b.      yara-     gu mija        wamba- n            uyma-  n.
    man-     ERG house       build- NFUT do.properly- NFUT
    `The    man built the   house properly.'