Value Cleft with focus particle before focus

Language:
Ambon Malay
Parameter:
Focusing of the noun phrase
References
van Minde 1997: 284

Examples

  1. Baru dong ketauan itu daun, bukan uang yang di situ.
    Baru
    just
    dong
    3pl
    ketauan
    realize
    itu
    dem
    daun,
    leaf
    bukan
    neg
    uang
    money
    yang
    rel
    di
    loc
    situ.
    over.there
    Only then did they realize that it was leaves, not money, that was over there.

    See Paauw 2008: 631