Datapoint Greenlandic (West) / Overlap between Situational and Epistemic Modal Marking

Language:Greenlandic (West)
Feature:Overlap between Situational and Epistemic Modal Marking by Johan van der Auwera and Andreas Ammann
Value:Overlap for both possibility and necessity

Examples

Sentence igt-1173:

Inna-jaa- ssa -atit.
Inna-jaa- ssa -atit.
go.to.bed-early-nec-ind.2sg
You must go to bed early.

Sentence igt-1174:

Københavni-mii- ssa -aq.
Københavni-mii- ssa -aq.
Copenhagen-be.in-nec-ind.3sg
She must be in Copenhagen.

Sentence igt-3626:

Timmi- sinnaa -vuq.
Timmi- sinnaa -vuq.
fly-can-ind.3sg
It can fly.

Sentence igt-3627:

Nuum-mut aalla-reer- sinnaa -galuar-poq ...
Nuum-mut
Nuuk-all
aalla-reer- sinnaa -galuar-poq ...
leave-already-can-however-3sg.ind
He may well have left for Nuuk already, but...

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