Value Optional vocative marker following noun

Language:
Ambon Malay
Parameter:
Vocative markers
References
van Minde 1997: 256

Examples

  1. Ana dua tu manangis, manangis, manangis: "Mama e!"
    Ana
    child
    dua
    two
    tu
    dem
    manangis,
    cry
    manangis,
    cry
    manangis:
    cry
    "Mama
    mother
    e!"
    voc
    The two children cried and cried and cried: "Hey, Mama!"

    See van Minde 1997: 256