Datapoint Swahili / Passive Constructions

Language:Swahili
Feature:Passive Constructions by Anna Siewierska
Value:Present

Examples

Sentence igt-940:

Hamisi a-li-pik-a chakula
Hamisi
Hamisi
a-li-pik-a
3sg-pst -cook- ind
chakula
food
Hamisi cooked the/some food.

Sentence igt-941:

chakula ki-li-pik-w-a (na Hamisi)
chakula
food
ki-li-pik-w-a
3sg-pst- cook- pass-ind
(na
by
Hamisi)
Hamisi
The food was cooked (by Hamisi).

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