Datapoint Media Lengua/Existential verb and transitive possession verb

Values

Differentiation

Example 73-84:
elkunaga no tienen kuminada
el-kuna-ga
3-pl-top
no
neg
tienen
have.3pl
kumi-na-da
eat-nmlz-acc
They do not have anything to eat.

Source: Muysken 1981a: 71

Example 73-83:
tres gatosta kazabi tinini
tres
three
gato-s-ta
cat-pl-acc
kaza-bi
house-loc
tini-ni
have-1sg
I have three cats in the house.

Source: Muysken 1981a: 63

Example 73-85:
isti ollabi manchani plata sintaxun
isti
this
olla-bi
pot-loc
manchani
terribly
plata
silver
sinta-xu-n
sit-prog-3
There is a lot of money in this pot.

Source: Muysken 1981a: 55

Confidence:
Very certain