Datapoint Kannada / Action Nominal Constructions

Language:Kannada
Feature:Action Nominal Constructions by Maria Koptjevskaja-Tamm
Value:Mixed

Examples

Sentence igt-2376:

[ra:ma a: stha:nakke tannanne: na:makaraNa] ma:DikoNDiddu
[ra:ma
Rama
a:
that
stha:nakke
position.dat
tannanne:
ref.acc.emph
na:makaraNa]
nominate.an
ma:DikoNDiddu
do.refl.pst.conv
’Rama’s nominating himself to that position has surprised everybody.

Sentence igt-2377:

[nimma karkaSava:da ha:Duv ike yinda] nanage taleno:vu bantu
[nimma
you.gen
karkaSava:da
harsh.adv.rel.ptcp
ha:Duv
sing
ike
an
yinda]
instr
nanage
I.dat
taleno:vu
headache
bantu
come.pst.3sg.n
Your cacophonouns singing gave me a headache.

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