Sentence 1998

Language:
Nunggubuyu

a.

“A suffix-w1ang with Pl meaning is used almost exclusively with a) personal names; and b) kin terms <…> With a personal name it means ‘X and his bunch’, ‘X and his close relatives’, or the like.”

 

na-jubiyangga-wang

‘J. and his bunch’

 

b.

na-yiwanggu-nyung-gang

‘the old man and his bunch’