Datapoint Archi / The Optative

Language:Archi
Feature:The Optative by Nina Dobrushina and Johan van der Auwera and Valentin Goussev
Value:Inflectional optative present

Examples

Sentence igt-341:

Noc’ sas et̅itʼu-t̅an, immaq˚’i.
Noc’
bird
sas
catch
et̅itʼu-t̅an,
be.able-opt
immaq˚’i.
leave.imp
If you can’t catch the bird, just leave it

Sentence igt-3035:

un noǩ’-aši uqIa-t̄an
un
you
noǩ’-aši
home-all
uqIa-t̄an
go-opt
Shoudn’t you go home.

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