Datapoint Tukang Besi / Applicative Constructions

Language:Tukang Besi
Feature:Applicative Constructions by Maria Polinsky
Value:Benefactive and other; both bases

Examples

Sentence igt-3561:

no-ala te kau
no-ala
3.REALIS -fetch
te
the
kau
wood
She fetched the wood. note: Basic construction, 2-place predicate

Sentence igt-3562:

no-ala-ako te ina-su te kau
no-ala-ako
3.REALIS -fetch- appl
te
the
ina-su
mother-my
te
the
kau
wood
She fetched the wood (as a favor) for my mother. note: Applicative construction, 3-place predicate

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