Datapoint Mandarin / Fusion of Selected Inflectional Formatives

Language:Mandarin
Feature:Fusion of Selected Inflectional Formatives by Balthasar Bickel and Johanna Nichols
Value:Isolating/concatenative

Examples

Sentence igt-1472:

Tā bào-zhe zāng yīfu.
3 sg
bào-zhe
hold- dur
zāng
dirty
yīfu.
clothes
S/he was holding dirty laundry.

Sentence igt-1473:

Tā bǎ zāng yīfu bào-zhe.
3 sg
bǎ
obj
zāng
dirty
yīfu
clothes
bào-zhe.
hold- dur
S/he was holding the dirty laundry.

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