Datapoint Bribri / Alignment of Case Marking of Full Noun Phrases

Language:Bribri
Feature:Alignment of Case Marking of Full Noun Phrases by Bernard Comrie
Value:Ergative - absolutive

Examples

Sentence igt-3552:

chkì awá dé Carlos ù a
chkì
yesterday
awá
shaman
arrive
Carlos
Carlos
ù
house
a
to
yesterday the shaman arrived at Carlos’s house

Sentence igt-3553:

bö́kali chìchi tö Po'tak kö'
bö́kali
day.before.yesterday
chìchi
dog
erg
Po'tak
Po'tak
kö'
bite
the day before yesterday the dog bit Po'tak

Sentence igt-3554:

ie' stsë'
ie'
he
stsë'
sing
he sang

Sentence igt-3555:

ie' tö be' s ú
ie'
he
erg
be'
you
s ú
see
he saw you

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