Datapoint Turkish / Semantic Distinctions of Evidentiality

Language:Turkish
Feature:Semantic Distinctions of Evidentiality by Ferdinand de Haan
Value:Direct and indirect

Examples

Sentence igt-131:

Ahmet gel-di.
Ahmet
Ahmet
gel-di.
come-pst.dir.evd
‘Ahmet came.’ (witnessed by the speaker)

Sentence igt-132:

Ahmet gel-miş
Ahmet
Ahmet
gel-miş
come-pst.INDIR.evd
‘Ahmet came.’ (unwitnessed by the speaker)

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