Datapoint Meithei / Comitatives and Instrumentals

Language:Meithei
Feature:Comitatives and Instrumentals by Thomas Stolz and Cornelia Stroh and Aina Urdze
Value:Differentiation

Examples

Sentence 2912:
comitative marker:
-kə
Example:

"məhák Tombəgə skul čə́tkhəre"

m«         -hák    Tomba -kə       skul      

3P         -here    Tomba-ASS     school  

čə́Út       -khi      -lə        -e

go         -STILL  -PERF  -ASRT

'He has gone to school with Tomba.'

Sentence 3882:
instrumental marker:
-nə
Example:

"əynə tháŋ əmənə hə́ydu kháy"

əy         -nə       tháŋ     ə           -mə     -nə       

I             -CNTR knife     ATT      -one    -INST

hə́y       -tu        kháy     

fruit       -DDETcut        -NHYP

'I cut the fruit with a knife.'

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