Value Titles used as second person forms

Language:
Ambon Malay
Parameter:
Politeness distinctions in second-person pronouns
References
van Minde 1997: 68

Examples

  1. Tadi se dapa brapa?
    Tadi
    just.now
    se
    2sg
    dapa
    get
    brapa?
    how.many
    How many did you get?

    See van Minde 1997: 267

  2. ose/os/se; ale/al
    ose/os/se;
    2sg.INFORMAL
    ale/al
    2sg.sbj.INFORMAL
    you (singular, informal)

    See Paauw 2008: 406

  3. Ose nanti, seng ampas, ose tra ampas lei!
    Ose
    2sg
    nanti,
    wait
    seng
    neg
    ampas,
    waste
    ose
    2sg
    tra
    neg
    ampas
    waste
    lei!
    also
    You just wait, nothing, not even a trace of you will remain! OR: I won't spare you at all!

    See van Minde 1997: 276