Value Differentiation

Language:
Chinuk Wawa
Parameter:
Noun phrase conjunction and comitative

Examples

  1. náyka mákmak sáplil pi uláli
    náyka
    1sg
    mákmak
    eat
    sáplil
    bread
    pi
    and
    uláli
    berries
    I eat bread and berries.
  2. náyka mámuk xwim stik kánamakwst Ben
    náyka
    1sg
    mámuk
    make
    xwim
    fall
    stik
    stick
    kánamakwst
    together
    Ben
    Ben
    I fell trees in Ben’s company.
  3. hayás tlaxáwya kánamakwst náyka úlman
    hayás
    much
    tlaxáwya
    miserable
    kánamakwst
    together
    náyka
    1sg
    úlman
    old
    I was very miserable with my wife.

    See Boas 1933: 211