Value Differentiation

Language:
Fanakalo
Parameter:
Predicative noun phrases and predicative locative phrases

Examples

  1. Mina buka yena: yena khona lapha.
    Mina
    I
    buk-a
    see-prs
    yena:
    he
    yena
    he
    khon-a
    be-prs
    lapha.
    there
    I see him: he is there.
  2. Yena lo ticha.
    Yena
    he
    lo
    def.art
    ticha.
    teacher
    He is a teacher.
  3. Buka upi mina khona.
    Buk-a
    see-imp
    upi
    where
    mina
    I
    khona.
    loc.cop
    See where I am.

    See Trapp 1908