Value No vocative marker

Language:
Bislama
Parameter:
Vocative markers
References
Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings

Examples

  1. hem i se "e, yu nao, mama blong yu i stap long nambangga?"
    hem
    3sg
    i
    agr
    se
    say
    "e,
    hey
    yu
    2sg
    nao,
    now/foc
    mama
    mother
    blong
    poss
    yu
    2sg
    i
    agr
    stap
    stay
    long
    in
    nambangga?"
    banyan
    She said "Hey, is it you whose mother is in the banyan tree?"

    See Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings

  2. nakatoa i talem se "oi mi ia"
    nakatoa
    Nakatoa
    i
    agr
    talem
    tell
    se
    comp
    "oi
    exclam
    mi
    1sg
    ia"
    def
    Nakatao said "Hoi, it's me".

    See Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings