Datapoint Juba Arabic/Independent pronominal possessors

It should be stressed that the independent pronominal possessor has the same etymology as the dependent one, but it often presents the phonetically non-reduced form of the possessive mark (*bita’ > bitá > ta).

Values

Special pronoun form

Example 64-75:
kitáb de ta munú? de bitai
kitáb
book
de
dem.prox
ta
poss
munú?
who
de
dem.prox
bitai
poss.1sg
Whose book is this? This is mine.

Source: Smith & Ama 2005: 150

Example 64-72:
ída tái
ída
hand
tái
poss.1sg
my hand

Source: Manfredi 2005: 102

Confidence:
Very certain