Datapoint Lezgian / Alignment of Case Marking of Full Noun Phrases

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

Examples

Sentence igt-633:

ča z muhman ar ata na
ča
we
z
dat
muhman
guest
ar
pl
ata
come
na
aor
guests came to our place

Sentence igt-634:

sadiq’.a jad q h wa na
sadiq’.a
Sadiq.erg
jad
water
q h wa
drink
na
aor
Sadiq drank water

Sentence igt-635:

zun medinstitut.di z fi da
zun
I
medinstitut.di
medical.school
z
dat
fi
go
da
fut
I’ll go to medical school

Sentence igt-636:

za zi balk’an c’ud xip.e q h ga na
za
I.erg
zi
I.gen
balk’an
horse
c’ud
ten
xip.e
sheep
q h
poess
ga
give
na
aor
I gave away my horse in exchange for ten sheep

Sentence igt-637:

q̃ember.a kün wiri aldatmiš zawa
q̃ember.a
Qember.erg
kün
you
wiri
all
aldatmiš
deceive
zawa
ipfv
Qember deceives all of you

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