Datapoint Quechua (Imbabura) / Reciprocal Constructions

Language:Quechua (Imbabura)
Feature:Reciprocal Constructions by Elena Maslova and Vladimir P. Nedjalkov
Value:Mixed

Examples

Sentence 3290:

a.

wambra-kuna

riku- ri -rka

child- pl

see- refl/recp-pst (3)

‘The children saw each other.’

Or: ‘The children saw themselves.’

b.

ñukanchi

maka- naju -nchi

we

hit- coll/recp-1pl

 

‘We hit jointly.’ Or ‘We hit each other.’ 

Sentence igt-3543:

wambra kuna riku ri rka
wambra
child
kuna
pl
riku
see
ri
RFL
rka
pst(3)
the children saw each other (themselves)

Sentence igt-3544:

ñukanchi maka naju nchi
ñukanchi
1pl
maka
hit
naju
coll
nchi
1pl
we hit jointly (possibly, but not necessarily, each other)

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