Datapoint Apalaí / The Associative Plural

Language:Apalaí
Feature:The Associative Plural by Michael Daniel and Edith Moravcsik
Value:Associative same as additive plural

Examples

Sentence igt-2273:

aimo tõ t - oyto - se
aimo
boy
pl
t - oyto - se
NF - go - cmpl
The boy and his family went. The boys went.

Sentence igt-2274:

araiba - tõ oeh - nõko m - a nonoaty akoh - xĩpo
araiba - tõ
Araiba - GRP
oeh - nõko
come - cont
m - a
3 - be+PRES
nonoaty
tree ark
akoh - xĩpo
cut - first
After cutting the bark, Araiba and family are coming.

Sentence igt-2275:

t - õs - etapa - se toh meku tomo
t - õs - etapa - se
NF - REFLX - hit - cmpl
toh
3pl
meku
monkey
tomo
group
The monkey group stumbled.

Sentence igt-2276:

papa tõ kV~ - yto - ne parahta zupi - se repe
papa
father
group
kV~ - yto - ne
3 - go - DP
parahta
rubber
zupi - se
look:for - purp
repe
FRUST
Father and group went to look for rubber.

Sentence igt-2277:

paruru enepy - ase jake tomo, i - py - ty maro
paruru
banana
enepy - ase
bring - RP
jake
Jake
tomo,
3pl
i - py - ty
3 - wife - POSSN
maro
with
Jake’s group including his wife brought bananas.

Sentence igt-2278:

kaikuxi etapa - V~ toto, papa tomo
kaikuxi
jaguar
etapa - V~
kill - IP
toto,
3pl
papa
father
tomo
3pl
The father and his group killed the jaguar.

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