Datapoint Trumai / Alignment of Verbal Person Marking

Language:Trumai
Feature:Alignment of Verbal Person Marking by Anna Siewierska
Value:Ergative

Examples

Sentence igt-764:

iyi waţkan-e
iyi
pcl
waţkan-e
cry- 3sg.s
She cried.

Sentence igt-765:

hai-ts ka-in iyi midoxos-e
hai-ts
I- erg
ka-in
pst-foc
iyi
PRT
midoxos-e
call- 3sg.p
I called him.

Sentence igt-766:

ha pita ka-in
ha
I
pita
go.out
ka-in
pst-foc
I went out.

Sentence igt-767:

ka’natl-ek ha midoxos
ka’natl-ek
that- erg
ha
midoxos
That one called me.

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