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Matthew S. Dryer (0.999501495). Clause Types.

URL: http://linguistics.buffalo.edu/people/faculty/dryer/dryer/DryerShopenClauseTypes.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3428&langcode=mhy (2022-01-22).


Example #1:

    (53) a. inehni naqan hang sungking
    mother be.at at              kitchen
    `his mother is in the kitchen'
Example #2:

    b. naqan           erang kaulun wawey mawiney hang tumpuk yeruq
    be.at/exist one CLSFR woman beautiful at village the
    `there was a beautiful woman in that village'
Example #3:

    c. sadiq            naqan tumpuk eteqen
    olden.time exist village Eteen
    `once upon a time there was a village called Eteen'
Example #4:

    (67) aku naqan buku
    1SG be.at book
    `I have a book'
Example #5:

    (94) aku ng-amiq                 duwit ma ambah-ku
    1SG TRANS-give money to father-1SG
    `I give some money to my father'