Datapoint Apalaí / The Prohibitive

Language:Apalaí
Feature:The Prohibitive by Johan van der Auwera and Ludo Lejeune with Valentin Goussev
Value:Normal imperative + normal negative

Examples

Sentence igt-31:

Yto- pyra eh-to-ko !
Yto- pyra
go- neg
eh-to-ko !
be-2 pl-imp
Do not go (you all)!

Sentence igt-32:

Tupito epery os -enah-no, n-ase .
Tupito
field
epery
fruit
os -enah-no,
neg -eat- ind.IMM.PRET
n-ase .
3-say.ind.PRES
“Don’t eat the fruit of the field”, he said.

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