Value 'There is no 'seem' construction

Language:
Chinuk Wawa
Parameter:
Expletive subject in ‘seem’ constructions

Examples

  1. kákapus ntsáyka wáwa kánawi san
    kákapus
    as.if
    ntsáyka
    1pl
    wáwa
    talk
    kánawi
    all
    san
    sun
    It seems as though we have been talking all day.
  2. líli kákwa pus yáka tílxam
    líli
    time
    kákwa
    as
    pus
    then
    yáka
    3sg
    tílxam
    person
    It was a long time since he had seemed like a person.

    See Zenk & Johnson 2003: 23