Value Differentiation

Language:
Ambon Malay
Parameter:
Existential verb and transitive possession verb
References
van Minde 1997: 161, 219

Examples

  1. Beta ada pung karja banya.
    Beta
    1sg
    ada
    prog
    pung
    have
    karja
    work
    banya.
    much
    I have lots of work.

    See van Minde 1997: 161

  2. Ada gula.
    Ada
    exist
    gula.
    sugar
    There's sugar.

    See van Minde 1997: 220