Datapoint Mixed Ma’a/Mbugu/Marking of patient noun phrases

There is no case or adpositional marking, but the definite object is optionally marked by a prefix to the verb stem agreeing in noun class. Thus, there is a distinction between definite and indefinite objects, but as it is a distinction in indexing rather than case/adposition marking, the language has value 1.

Values

No marking of patient NPs

Example 62-49:
ijí tutavunganyanya vitabu
ijí
now
tu-ta-vunganyanya
1pl-prs-collect
vitabu
books
Now we collect books.
Example 62-48:
é-háhóye hódi tó ní ha-kuhló
é-háhóye
1-16.see.prf
hódi
place
there
cop
ha-kuhló
16-good
He saw the place was good.
Confidence:
Certain