Value Variable plural marking of human or inanimate nouns

Language:
Principense
Parameter:
Occurrence of nominal plural markers
References
Maurer 2009: 30-33, 155-159

Examples

  1. Ine manse vika [...].
    Ine
    pl
    manse
    man
    vika
    come
    [...].
    [...]
    The men arrived [...].

    See Maurer 2009: 31

  2. [...] arê vya manda sodadi.
    [...]
    [...]
    arê
    king
    vya
    rep
    manda
    send
    sodadi.
    soldier
    [...] the king sent soldiers again.

    See Maurer 2009: 184

  3. Ine laanza ki s'usan ê bôn fa.
    Ine
    pl
    laanza
    orange
    dem
    ki
    rel
    sa
    be
    usan
    ground
    ê
    3sg
    bôn
    good
    fa.
    neg
    The oranges that are on the ground are not good.

    See Maurer 2009: 31

  4. Ê tan laanza we ki sê.
    Ê
    3sg
    tan
    take
    laanza
    orange
    we
    go
    ki
    poss
    sê.
    poss.3sg
    He left with oranges. OR: He took oranges and left.