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Bakker, Peter & Heinz Werner Wessler (1999). THE ETYMOLOGY OF THE ROMANI QUOTATIVE.

URL: http://romani.uni-graz.at/romani/download/files/gls51-bakker-wessler.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-12-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1549&langcode=rml (2021-06-15).


Example #1:

    (8)   >ná kinen,< FKiþLWD, >sivoné grén: bibachtalé avéna<.
    NEG buy.2PL QP grey.OBL.PL horse.OBL.PL unhappy.PL they.come
    '>Do not buy grey horses,< said he, >they will bring us ill luck<.'
Example #2:

    (9)   >ná-akija,< FKiþL, >but, mre romá<.
    NEG-so QP much, my.PL Gypsy.PL
    '>Not so much, my Gypsy friends,< quoth he.'
Example #3:

    (10) So, cháme, za bíbacht?
    what QP ?? unhappy
    '>What misfortune is this?<, I wondered.'