Datapoint Tongan / Distance Contrasts in Demonstratives

Language:Tongan
Feature:Distance Contrasts in Demonstratives by Holger Diessel
Value:Two-way contrast

Examples

Sentence 2604:

 

pronominal and adnominal differentiated:

 

ē  (neutral)

eni  (near S)

ena  (near H)

ia  (away from S+H)

ni

na

proximal

distal

 

 

References