Datapoint Paumarí / Alignment of Case Marking of Full Noun Phrases

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

Examples

Sentence igt-3806:

soko a ki hida mamai
soko
wash
a
itr
ki
nth
hida
dem.f
mamai
mother
mother is washing

Sentence igt-3807:

dono a bi ko'diraha 'a ha ada isai hoariha
dono
Dono
a
erg
bi
3sg
ko'diraha
pinch
'a
asp
ha
th.m
ada
dem.m
isai
child
hoariha
other
Dono pinched the other boy

Sentence igt-3808:

ho vani o gai mori 'i ki
ho
I
vani
ctr
o
1sg
gai
mot
mori
uphill
'i
asp
ki
nth
I went up the bank

Sentence igt-3809:

ho maina o kaijo'a ki ida
ho
I
maina
next
o
1sg
kaijo'a
try
ki
nth
ida
dem.f
I will try it next

Sentence igt-3810:

kada amia adani a'oni ra va ka asara ra
kada
your
amia
mother
adani
dem.pl
a'oni
you
ra
acc
va
3pl
ka
tr
asara
cry
ra
immed
your mothers are bewailing you

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