Datapoint Dani (Lower Grand Valley) / The Associative Plural

Language:Dani (Lower Grand Valley)
Feature:The Associative Plural by Michael Daniel and Edith Moravcsik
Value:Associative same as additive plural

Examples

Sentence igt-1214:

it Eilelekkwe - lak, Lyo lak enek, Apane mel nek mukisoko
it
them
Eilelekkwe - lak,
Eilelekwe - APL
Lyo
Lyo
lak
APL
enek,
only
Apane
Abane
mel
also
nek
only
mukisoko
chase-we.did.toward.them
We drove out only Eilelekwe and his followers and Lyo and his followers and also Abane – just them.

Sentence igt-1215:

it - en wein ayetek Nattvkvnhe - lak weim apok ekasik - he...
it - en
them - by
wein
battle
ayetek
permanent.resident
Nattvkvnhe - lak
Natugunhe - APL
weim
battle
apok
summons
ekasik - he...
they.said.prior - topic
After permanent resident Natugunhe and his group called for battle, then they ...

Sentence igt-1216:

Wolok wakoukwhasi’mo - nen - he, it wakoukwha - mekke, Pililo - lak - en - he wam hakw - hylyk - he, Oteke seke tum - hoko wathukwha akkyky.
Wolok
carrying
wakoukwhasi’mo - nen - he,
After.they.had.come - source - topic
it
they
wakoukwha - mekke,
they.came - but
Pililo - lak - en - he
Pililo - APL - source - topic
wam
pig
hakw - hylyk - he,
grab - having-done-it - topic,
Oteke
Orege
seke
spear
tum - hoko
thrust - manner
wathukwha
they.hit.him
akkyky.
I.believe
After the locals had brought it – they had come, but Pililo and his men grabbed the pig and wounded Orege with a spear thrust, you know.

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