Datapoint Fa d’Ambô/Intensifiers and reflexive pronouns

Intensifier meaning is expressed in Fa d'Ambô by adding a demonstrative to the pronoun. Reflexive meaning is expressed with the word 'body'.

Values

Intensifiers and reflexives are differentiated

Example 38-165:
Poxodul ta laba tudya potosai.
Poxodulu
person
ta
iter
laba
wash
tudyia
formerly
poto-sai.
lake-dem
Formerly people washed themselves in this lake.
Example 38-166:
Amu-se fe dosu.
Amu-se
1sg-dem
fe
make
dosu.
two
I was number two.
Example 38-167:
Inen-syi sa namay-napay.
Inen-syi
3pl-dem
sa
be
namay-napay.
mother-father
THEY are full sisters.
Example 38-164:
S'em ga mete pé ogé.
Se
and
amu
1sg
xa
evid
mete
put
put
ogé.
body
And I dressed (myself).
Confidence:
Intermediate