Datapoint Sango/Order of possessor and possessum

Values

Possessum-possessor

Example 59-7:
lo kpe lo kiri na da ti ababa ti lo
lo
3sg
kpe
flee
lo
3sg
kiri
return
na
prep
da
house
ti
of
a-baba
pl-father
ti
of
lo
3sg
She fled to the home of her uncles. OR: She fled to where her male elders lived.
Example 59-8:
melenge ti kozo wali ni so
melenge
child
ti
of
kozo
first
wali
woman
ni
det
so
dem
the child of this first wife
Example 59-9:
ala si na da ti koli ni
ala
3pl
si
arrive
na
prep
da
house
ti
of
koli
man
ni
det
They arrived at the husband's home.
Example 59-10:
samba ti mama ti lo ni so
samba
co-wife
ti
of
mama
mother
ti
of
lo
3sg
ni
det
so
dem
the co-wife of her mother

Source: Samarin 2007

Example 59-11:
ni eke gwe ti baa melenge ti samba ti ni
ni
1sg.log
eke
cop
gwe
go
ti
of
baa
see
melenge
child
ti
of
samba
co-wife
ti
of
ni
1sg.log
I'm going to see my co-wife's child.

Source: Samarin 2007

Confidence:
Very certain