Datapoint Somali / Nominal and Verbal Conjunction

Language:Somali
Feature:Nominal and Verbal Conjunction by Martin Haspelmath
Value:Differentiation

Examples

Sentence igt-3638:

rooti iyo khudrat
rooti
bread
iyo
and
khudrat
fruit
bread and fruit

Sentence igt-3639:

Wuu cunay oo cabbay.
Wuu
foc.3m.sg
cunay
eat
oo
and
cabbay.
drink
He ate and drank.

Sentence igt-3640:

Macallin-ku wuxuu joogaa dugsi-ga, carruur-ta- na waxay ku cayaarayaan dibed-da.
Macallin-ku
teacher- art
wuxuu
foc.3m.sg
joogaa
be
dugsi-ga,
school- art
carruur-ta- na
children- art -and
waxay
foc.3pl
ku
prev
cayaarayaan
play
dibed-da.
outside- art
The teacher is in the school, and the children are playing outside.

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