Value No complementizer

Language:
Chinuk Wawa
Parameter:
Complementizer with verbs of knowing

Examples

  1. náyka kámtaks máyka skúkum
    náyka
    1sg
    kámtaks
    know
    máyka
    2sg
    skúkum
    strong
    I know you’re strong.
  2. náyka kámtaks wihaláyt mákmak man
    náyka
    1sg
    kámtaks
    know
    wihaláyt
    monster
    mákmak
    eat
    man
    man
    I know the monster is a cannibal.

    See Boas 1933: 211