Value Normal imperative construction and special negator

Language:
Ambon Malay
Parameter:
The prohibitive
References
Paauw 2008: 402

Examples

  1. De seng karja batul.
    De
    3sg
    seng
    neg
    karja
    work
    batul.
    right
    S/he didn't/does not work well.
  2. Mas tidor. Capat!
    Mas
    enter
    tidor.
    sleep
    Capat!
    fast
    Go inside to sleep. Quickly!

    See van Minde 1997: 270

  3. Jang pi di tana Cina.
    Jang
    proh
    pi
    go
    di
    loc
    tana
    land
    Cina.
    China
    Don't go to China.

    See van Minde 1997: 279