Datapoint Tayo/The prohibitive

Values

Normal imperative construction and normal negator

Example 57-53:
pa tuʃe, twa!
pa
neg
tuʃe,
touch
twa!
2sg
Don't touch!

Source: Ehrhart 1993

Example 57-54:
Fo pa ke ta per paske per-la, le ʃa:ti.
Fo
oblig
pa
neg
ke
that
ta
you
per
fear
paske
because
per-la,
father-dem
le
si
ʃa:ti.
nice
You do not need to be afraid because this Father is nice.

Source: Ehrhart 1993: 174

Example 57-46:
no, napa kuvri kom sa meso-la
no,
no
napa
neg
kuvri
cover
kom
like
sa
that
meso-la
house-dem/def
No, [we] don't cover the houses like this. OR: It is not like this that we cover the houses.

Source: Ehrhart 1993: 190

Example 57-55:
ta pa ʃate
ta
2sg
pa
neg
ʃate
sing
You don't sing.
Example 57-56:
ʃate!
ʃate!
sing
Sing!
Confidence:
Certain