Value Complementizer identical to bare ‘say’

Language:
Fa d’Ambô
Parameter:
Complementizer with verbs of knowing

Examples

  1. Fo desyise nge tudu sé fa bibi na sa patu d'ogó-f.
    Fo
    since
    desyi-sai
    day-dem
    nge
    person
    tudu
    all
    know
    fa
    say
    bibi
    bibi
    na
    neg
    sa
    be
    patu
    bird
    de-ogó-f.
    of-jungle-neg
    Since then everybody knows that bibi is not a jungle bird.

    See Creus & Brunat 1992

  2. M’ kele fa i ske bi odyiai.
    Amu
    1sg
    kele
    think
    fa
    speak
    eli
    3sg
    ske
    irr
    bi
    come
    odyia-ai.
    today-adv
    I think that he will come today.