Datapoint Tuvaluan / Action Nominal Constructions

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

Examples

Sentence igt-1474:

[Te kalagaa ga nee koe au] seki lagona nee au.
[Te
the
kalagaa
call
ga
an
nee
erg
koe
you
au]
I
seki
neg
lagona
hear
nee
erg
au.
I
’I didn’t hear [you] when you called me.

Sentence igt-1475:

A ko au seki lavea nee au a mea konaa [ki te faka moee ga nee ia o tamaliki].
A
and
ko
foc
au
I
seki
neg
lavea
see
nee
erg
au
I
a
cont
mea
thing
konaa
those
[ki
to
te
the
faka
caus
moee
sleep
ga
an
nee
erg
ia
he
o
dom.poss
tamaliki].
child
And I never saw him hypnotize children.

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