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Dryer, Matthew S. (2003). Clause Types.

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

(Last accessed 2005-03-29).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 989&langcode=ceb (2021-06-13).


Example #1:

    (37) a.           ang duktur ang babayi
    TOPIC doctor TOPIC woman
    `the woman is the doctor'
Example #2:

    b.        duktur ang babayi
    doctor TOPIC woman
    `the woman is a doctor'
Example #3:

    (38) a. nag-tawag                         ang babayi nakuq.
    SUBJ.FOCUS,DUR-call           TOPIC woman 1SG,NONTOPIC
    `the woman was calling me'
Example #4:

    b. babayi ang              nag-tawag                     nakuq.
    woman TOPIC SUBJ.FOCUS,DUR-call                     1SG,NONTOPIC
    `the one who was calling me was a woman'
Example #5:

    (52) a. túqa                                       si     Místir Abáya sa Amiriká
    there,NOT.NEAR.HEARER,PRES TOPIC Mr. Abaya LOC America
    `Mr. Abaya is in America'
Example #6:

    b. ánhi                                  siyá        sa Sibú
    here,NEAR.1PL.INCL,FUT              3SG,TOPIC LOC Cebu
    `he will be here in Cebu'
Example #7:

    (61) may bir
    exist beer
    `there is (was, will be) beer'
Example #8:

    (66)         may bir si                Lúling
    exist beer TOPIC Loling
    `Loling has/had beer'