Value Attenuating function

Language:
Chinese Pidgin Russian
Parameter:
Functions of reduplication

Examples

  1. Хэцзю фамили чиво-чиво купила.
    Xetsʒu famili ʧiwo-ʧiwo kupila.
    Xetsʒu
    Xeczu
    famili
    kin
    ʧiwo-ʧiwo
    what-what
    kupi-la.
    buy-pfv
    A person by the name Xeczu bought something.

    See Perekhvalskaya 2008: 221

  2. Сичаса мала мала лаботай.
    Siʧasa mala mala labotaj.
    Siʧasa
    now
    mala
    small
    mala
    small
    labotaj.
    work
    I have some small work right now.

    See Perekhvalskaya 2008: 226

  3. Waʃa igraj-igraj ni nada.
    Váša
    2pl
    igráj-igráj
    play-play
    ni
    neg
    náda.
    must
    Do not mock [me] / laugh [at me].

    See Jabłońska 1957: 168