Datapoint Ambon Malay/Nominal and verbal conjunction

The coordinator is deng. Verbal conjunction can also take the form of simple juxtaposition, though this is not the usual expression.

Values

Identity, overtly expressed

Example 68-87:
kukis kukis deng makanang par basudara deng tamang tamang
kukis~kukis
pl~cookie
deng
with
makanang
food
par
for
basudara
relative
deng
with
tamang~tamang
pl~friend
cookies and food for relatives and friends

Source: van Minde 1997: 142

Example 68-86:
Des, papa deng mama seng mara-mara lai, su bai.
Des,
so
papa
father
deng
and
mama
mother
seng
neg
mara~mara
angry~angry
lai,
again
su
already
bai.
good
So, father and mother were not angry anymore, everything was okay.

Source: van Minde 1997: 126

Example 68-58:
Dong su makang deng balong galap lai.
Dong
3pl
su
pfv
makang
eat
deng
and
balong
not.yet
galap
dark
lai.
also
They have eaten and it is not dark yet.

Source: van Minde 1997: 229

Example 68-57:
Katong ada dudu tado-tado, dong datang bahonge sa.
Katong
1pl
ada
prog
dudu
sit
tado~tado,
quiet~quiet
dong
3pl
datang
come
ba-honge
BA-make.noise
sa.
only
We were sitting very quietly, and they came just to disturb us.

Source: van Minde 1997: 191

Example 68-33:
beta deng Min
beta
1sg
deng
with
Min
Min
Min and I
Confidence:
Very certain