Datapoint Pitjantjatjara / Asymmetrical Case-Marking

Language:Pitjantjatjara
Feature:Asymmetrical Case-Marking by Oliver A. Iggesen
Value:Qualitatively asymmetrical

Examples

Sentence 2541:

 

‘man’ ( sg )

 

1sg personal pronoun

Absolutive 

wati 

Nominative 

ngayu-lu 

Ergative 

wati-ngku 

Accusative 

ngayu-nya 

Purposive / Genitive

wati-ku 

Purposive/ Genitive 

ngayu-ku 

Loc ative/ Instrumental

wati-ngka 

Locative/ Instrumental 

ngayu-la 

References