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Subject: Phaleran Update: Relative clauses, Proximative and Obviative
Date: Sun, 12 Aug 2001 01:20:52 -0500
From: "Thomas R. Wier" <[log in to unmask]>
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(1)     Atherlu       dzarituo   sunesna        hnerrateonten.
         father.ERG  son.DAT bill.PL.ABS give.DITR.3pSgPfRe.Qu
         'The father gave his son some money, so I hear.'

kaxien temme ancáli pé ke masówa mo mamóíñ;
understood "money" "some" source
"father" goal "son".

SE governs transactions, and says that its object (ancáli pé) was
transferred from a source (masówa) to a goal (mamóíñ).

I haven't worked out any of the relative clause stuff yet.


Sylvia Sotomayor
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wa jamú anániTa;  ( thing.SG one/alone.ADJ)

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