Datapoint Hausa / Indefinite Pronouns

Language:Hausa
Feature:Indefinite Pronouns by Martin Haspelmath
Value:Generic-noun-based

Examples

Sentence 478:

realis indefinites 

 

free-choice indefinites 

 

wani/wata 

'some, somebody' 

koo-waa 

'anybody' 

 

 

cf. wàa

'who' 

wani àbù 

'something' 

koo-mee 

'anything' 

cf. àbù

'thing' 

cf. mèe

'what' 

wani wurii 

'somewhere' 

koo-yàushè 

'whenever' 

cf. wurii

'place' 

cf. yàushè

'when' 

References