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Nordlinger, Rachel & Louisa Sadler (2000). TENSE AS A NOMINAL CATEGORY.

URL: http://csli-publications.stanford.edu/LFG/5/lfg00nordlinger-sadler.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-02-15).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 16&langcode=pit (2021-06-13).


Example #1:

    (13)    Ngamari       karnta-ya ngartu-nga      kankari-marru.
    mother(NOM) go-PRES nardoo-PURP knife-having(NOM)
    `Mother's going for (to get) nardoo with a knife.' (ex. 4.11)
Example #2:

    (14)    Ngamari-ngu        karnta ngartu-nga      kankari-marru-ngu.
    mother-NOM.FUT go          nardoo-PURP knife-having-NOM.FUT
    `Mother will go for (to get) nardoo with a knife.' (ex. 4.13)
Example #3:

    (15)    Ngamari-lu ngunytyi-ka ngali-nha        mangarni-marru-nga-nha kathi-nha.
    mother-ERG give-PAST we.DU-ACC bone-having-GEN-ACC meat-ACC.
    `Mother gave us the doctor's meat.' (ex. 4.12)
Example #4:

    (16)    Ngamari-ngu        ngunytyi ngali-ku           mangarni-marru-nga-ku kathi-ku.
    mother-NOM.FUT give          we.DU-ACC.FUT bone-having-GEN-ACC.FUT meat-ACC.FUT.
    `Mother gave us the doctor's meat.' (ex. 4.14)