Datapoint Maori / Action Nominal Constructions

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

Examples

Sentence igt-711:

te patu nga a Kae i te ika mookai a Tinirau
te
def
patu
kill
nga
an
a
dom.poss
Kae
Kae
i
obj
te
def
ika
fish
mookai
pet
a
dom.poss
Tinirau
Tinirau
’the killing by Kae of Tinirau’s pet fish

Sentence igt-712:

E maumahara ana ahau [ki to raaua aru nga e te kirii raa]
E
pres
maumahara
remember
ana
prog
ahau
I
[ki
obj
to
sub.gen
raaua
3du
aru
chase
nga
an
e
ag
te
def
kirii
dog
raa]
dist
I remember them being chased by that dog.

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