Datapoint Lingala/Special dependent person forms for subject and object

Values

Only dependent subject forms

Example 60-21:
na-, o- , a- , e-; to-, bo-, ba-, e-
na-, o- , a- , e-; to-, bo-, ba-, e-
1sg 2sg 3sg.anim 3sg.inan 1pl 2pl 3pl.anim 3pl.inan
I, you, s/he, it; we, you, they, they

Source: Recordings of naturalistic discourse

Example 60-22:
atángákí
a-táng-ákí
3sg-study-pst
He studied.

Source: Recordings of naturalistic discourse

Example 60-123:
Pierre amónákí yangó yé mókó
Pierre
Pierre
a-món-ákí
3sg-see-pst
yangó
3sg.inan
3sg.anim
mókó
one
Pierre saw it himself.
Confidence:
Very certain