Datapoint Ngiyambaa / Alignment of Case Marking of Full Noun Phrases

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

Examples

Sentence igt-825:

bulu:r wi:nji ŋanuŋ ga
bulu:r
frogmouth
wi:nji
sit.pst
ŋanuŋ
hut
ga
loc
the frogmouth sat on the hut

Sentence igt-826:

miri gu=na bura:y gadhiyi
miri
dog
gu=na
erg =3
bura:y
child
gadhiyi
bite.pst
the dog bit the child

Sentence igt-827:

ŋadhu yananhi dhinaŋ ga
ŋadhu
I.nom
yananhi
go.pst
dhinaŋ
foot
ga
loc
I went on foot

Sentence igt-828:

ŋindu ŋadhi: ŋa: nhi
ŋindu
you.nom
ŋadhi:
I.acc
ŋa:
see
nhi
pst
you saw me

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