The Online Database of Interlinear Text


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Ulrike Mosel (2004). Demonstratives in Samoan.

URL: http://www.linguistik.uni-kiel.de/mosel/PDF/DemSam.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 974&langcode=smo (2021-09-19).


Example #1:

    PERF                    EMPH ART
    `I've got the boy now.'                        . (Moyle 1981:94)
Example #2:

    PRES                      PAST        ANAPH            LOC
    RES DEM LOC ART                         PAST         ANAPH LOC
    'a- 'o           nei i         le taeao         na     al u ai          i    Auk
Example #3:

    PL DEM
    ...'            (Moyle 1981:196)
Example #4:

    DEM            PRES
    person          PN
    `this person Sinasegi'
Example #5:

    GENR            PROG                                         DIR LOC ANAPH
    wait       PN              not              2   SG DEM 1SG GENR      a sk
    you.').'xli (Tuitolovaa 1985:49)
Example #6:

    PRES ART                   DEM REL              DEM REL LOC                 LOC ART
    reflection                 lie                          here              water
    `The reflection lying there, the one which was here in the pool ...'
Example #7:

    COMPL                 DIR                        ART          POSS ART
    LOC ART                   DEM PROG                    LOC ART
    lady                            be.there                po ol