Datapoint Yelî Dnye / Comitatives and Instrumentals

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

Examples

Sentence 1576:
instrumental marker:
ngê ~ ngwo
Example:

[Vyeeka             ngê]E     [rubber              ngê]I     

Vyeeka              sg.e       spear.gun         Instrument

                       vyːa.

pi.im.pst.3.sb     kill

'Vyeeka killed it with his spear gun.'

Sentence 3169:
instrumental marker:
ngê ~ ngwo
Example:

[Vyeeka             ngê]E     [rubber              ngê]I     

Vyeeka              sg.e       spear.gun         Instrument

                       vyːa.

pi.im.pst.3.sb     kill

'Vyeeka killed it with his spear gun.'

Sentence 3189:
comitative marker:
kːii
Example:

[Chêdamgaa    Mtyapwːe          yi           kːii]A

Chêdamgaa     Mtyapw:e          them    with

nmo                                   lêpî       nyédi.

c.hab.prx.1pl.sb going   it.c.hab.prx.pl.sb

'I go with Chêdamgaa and Mtyapwːe.'

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