Datapoint Babungo / Relativization on Subjects

Language:Babungo
Feature:Relativization on Subjects by Bernard Comrie and Tania Kuteva
Value:Pronoun-retention

Examples

Sentence igt-468:

mǝ̀ yè wǝ́ ntɪ̵́ǝ ƒáŋ ŋwǝ́ sɨ́ sàŋ ghɔ̂
mǝ̀
I
see.pfv
wǝ́
person
ntɪ̵́ǝ
that
ƒáŋ
who
ŋwǝ́
he
sɨ́
pst2
sàŋ
beat.pfv
ghɔ̂
you
I have seen the man who has beaten you.

Sentence igt-1448:

mǝ̀ yè wǝ́ ntɨ́ǝ ƒáŋ ŋwǝ́ sɨ́ sàŋ ghɔ̂
mǝ̀
I
see.pfv
wǝ́
person
ntɨ́ǝ
that
ƒáŋ
who
ŋwǝ́
he
sɨ́
pst2
sàŋ
beat.pfv
ghɔ̂
you
I have seen the man who has beaten you.

Sentence igt-1794:

mǝ̀ yè wěembwā ƒáŋ tǐi wī sɪ̵́ sǎŋ (ŋwǝ̀)
mǝ̀
I
see.pfv
wěembwā
child
ƒáŋ
who
tǐi
father
his
sɪ̵́
pst2
sǎŋ
beat.pfv
(ŋwǝ̀)
(him)
I have seen a child whom his father had beaten. note: optional gap strategy

Sentence igt-1795:

mǝ̀ yè ŋkáw ŋkɪ̵́ǝ ƒáŋ Làmbí kɔ̀
mǝ̀
I
see.pfv
ŋkáw
chair
ŋkɪ̵́ǝ
that
ƒáŋ
which
Làmbí
Lambi
kɔ̀
give.pfv
I have seen the chair which Lambi gave. note: obligatory gap strategy

Sentence igt-3153:

Làmbí ! sáŋ ŋwǝ́
Làmbí
Lambi
! sáŋ
beat.IMPF
ŋwǝ́
him
Lambi beat him.

Sentence igt-3154:

Làmbí sáŋ ! ŋwǝ́
Làmbí
Lambi
sáŋ
beat.pfv
! ŋwǝ́
him
Lambi has beaten him.

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