Datapoint Obolo / 'Want' Complement Subjects

Language:Obolo
Feature:'Want' Complement Subjects by Martin Haspelmath
Value:Both construction types exist

Examples

Sentence igt-2204:

M´-wèèk ígêgè íkpá.
M´-wèèk
1sg -want
ígêgè
inf .write
íkpá.
letter
I want to write a letter.

Sentence igt-2205:

M´-wèèk ǹ-gê íkpá.
M´-wèèk
1sg -want
ǹ-gê
1sg- write
íkpá.
letter
I want to write a letter.

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