Example 41-8

maaci pavaam; fɛɛmiya pavaam
maaci
male
pavaam;
peafowl
fɛɛmiya
female
pavaam
peafowl
peacock; peahen

Comment:
These examples are constructed on the analogy of field notes item 5481 fɛɛmiya poɗiyaas 'female child; girl' (Smith 1974–5). Noun-adjective order is ungrammatical; as seen in field notes item: 4084a *pavaam maaci; *pavaam fɛɛmiya (Smith 1974–5).
Type:
constructed by linguist
Source:
Own knowledge