Value Plural word preceding the noun

Language:
Bislama
Parameter:
Expression of nominal plural meaning
References
Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings; Vanuatu Weekly Hebdomadaire

Examples

  1. ol nes oli bisi tumas
    ol
    pl
    nes
    nurse
    oli
    agr
    bisi
    busy
    tumas
    too.much
    The nurses were all too busy.

    See Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings

  2. olgeta UMP oli no laekem hem
    olgeta
    3pl
    UMP
    UMP
    oli
    agr
    no
    neg
    laekem
    like
    hem
    3sg
    The UMP (people) didn't like him.

    See Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings