Value Before the focused element

Language:
Chinuk Wawa
Parameter:
Focus particle ‘also’

Examples

  1. pi Sáli yáka cáku
    pi
    and
    Sáli
    Sally
    yáka
    3sg
    cáku
    come
    Sally came, too.
  2. álta lilú mílayt tánas, pi t’álapas yáka wêXt mílayt tánas
    álta
    now
    lilú
    wolf
    mílayt
    sit
    tánas,
    small
    pi
    and
    t’álapas
    coyote
    yáka
    he
    wêXt
    again
    mílayt
    sit
    tánas
    small
    Now the wolf was small, and the coyote was also small.

    See Zenk & Johnson 2003: 59