Datapoint Maricopa / The Optative

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

Examples

Sentence igt-2131:

Kawish '-we-lya?
Kawish
what
'-we-lya?
1-do-opt
What can I do?

Sentence igt-3072:

qwaaqt-sh ‘-do-lya
qwaaqt-sh
horse-SUBJ
‘-do-lya
1-be-opt
I wish I were a horse

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