Okay, not what you were looking for, I know, but I couldn't resist.

Fakatinátas núsal Kálus Tánsan:
>   "John burns the house"

Uadlíkan labílki núsal Ján pisaníz
Ua-dlíkan labí-l -ki        nús       -al  Ján  pi-saní -z
G6-fire   give-it-non.punct man' John G7-house-dat
Uadlíkan labí is a fixed idiom, hence the unusual order

>   "the house burns"

Uadlíkanni plabílki pisaní
Ua-dlíkan-*i    p- labí-l -ki        pi-saní
G6-fire  -instr DO-give-it-non.punct G7-house
DO = Dative-object, a special voice that makes a dative into an

>   "John burns"

Uadlíkanni plabítassi nús Ján
Ua-dlíkan-*i   p- labí-tas    -ki        nús        Ján
G6-fire  -inst DO-give-him/her-non.punct man' John

If you mean "John is on fire", if you mean "John burns ______", then
Uadlíkan labítassi núsal Ján
Ua-dlíkan labí-l -ki        nús       -al  Ján
G6-fire   give-it-non.punct man' John
(Most verbs would've required an antipassive with the object unstated,
but here, the object is _uadlíkan_, so there's no problem)

>   "John gave Mary the Book", "John gave the Book to Mary"

Flabíl núsal Ján páz Máli uifkál
F-   labí-l  nús       -al  Ján  pá          -z   Máli u- ifkál
Past-give-it man' John woman' Mary G6-book

>   "John doesn't burn the house"

Uadlíkan labílki fil núsal Ján pisaní
Fil = not

>   "the house doesn't burn"

Uadlíkanni plabílki fil pisaní

>   "John doesn't burn"

Uadlíkanni plabítassi fil nús Ján

>   "John didn't give Mary the Book"

Flabíl fil núsal Ján páz Máli uifkál.

>   "does John burn the house?"

Uadlíkan labílkibu núsal Ján pisaní?
-bu = Clitic indicating yes/no question; usually follows the verb, but
may also go after a questioned word, i.e., if the question focused on
John ("Did John burn the house, or was it someone else?"), it would be:
Uadlíkan labílki núsal Jánbu pisaní?

>   "does the house burn?"

Uadlíkanni plabílkibu pisaní?

>   "does John burn?"

Uadlíkanni plabítassibu nús Ján?

>   "did John give Mary the Book?"

Flabílbu núsal Ján páz Máli uifkál?

>   "The house John burns"

Tassi pisaní uadlíkan labílki núsal Ján
Tassi = focus

>   "The house is burned by John"

Uadlíkan labílki núsal Ján pisaní. (That is, no difference with active

>   "The book is given to Mary by John"

No difference with active version

>   "Mary is given the Book by John"

Paflabítas pá Máli núsal Ján uifkálli
Pa- = Dative-Object voice
-*i = Instrumental, the case that the former absolutive goes into with
dative-object voice.

>   "Common Columbian language"

Uanafsaggá búf Kulúmbia
Ua-naf-   saggá    bú        -f   Kulúmbia
G6-common-language Columbia
Lit. "Common Language of Columbia"

Foreign names are undeclined.

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God gave teeth; God will give bread - Lithuanian proverb
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