Value Two-way contrast

Language:
Ambon Malay
Parameter:
Distance contrasts in demonstratives
References
Paauw 2008: 408

Examples

  1. Sampe sakarang ini, hidop seng macam yang kaya dolo-dolo lai.
    Sampe
    until
    sakarang
    now
    ini,
    dem
    hidop
    life
    seng
    neg
    macam
    like
    yang
    rel
    kaya
    like
    dolo~dolo
    previous~adv
    lai.
    disc.pcl
    Until now, life is not the way it was previously anymore.

    See Paauw 2008: 410

  2. Itu tampa tinggal antua itu.
    Itu
    dem
    tampa
    place
    tinggal
    live
    antua
    3sg.formal
    itu.
    dem
    That was her place of residence.

    See Paauw 2008: 409