Datapoint Sango/Marking of possessor noun phrases

Values

Adpositional or case marking of possessor

Example 59-134:
lo ka yi na peko ti melenge ti wali so
lo
3sg
ka
sell
yi
thing
na
prep
peko
back
ti
of
melenge
child
ti
of
wali
female
so
dem
He paid the bride-price for this girl.
French: Il paya la dôte pour la fille.

Source: Samarin 2001a

Example 59-135:
lo oko la ake lango na ya ti da
lo
3sg
oko
one
laa
foc
a-yeke
pm-cop
lango
sleep
na
prep
ya
belly
ti
of
da
house
She alone slept habitually in the house.

Source: Samarin 2001a

Example 59-133:
ti laso, i eke baa
ti
of
laso,
today
i
1pl
eke
cop
baa
see
As for today's, we'll see about it.
Confidence:
Very certain