Datapoint Tuvaluan / The Associative Plural

Language:Tuvaluan
Feature:The Associative Plural by Michael Daniel and Edith Moravcsik
Value:Unique periphrastic associative plural

Examples

Sentence igt-386:

E pili fua ki te fale saa Kelese
E
Nps
pili
close
fua
just
ki
to
te
the
fale
house
saa
group
Kelese
Kelese
[It]’s close to Kelese’s house.

Sentence igt-387:

Saa Sinaa seki mmai?
Saa
group
Sinaa
Sina
seki
Neg
mmai?
come
Sina and her group haven’t come [back] yet?

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