Datapoint Chinuk Wawa/The prohibitive

Values

Normal imperative construction and normal negator

Example 74-85:
wik máyka mákmak kámuks
wik
not
máyka
2sg
mákmak
eat
kámuks
dog
Don’t eat the dog!
Example 74-88:
wik náyka mákmak kámuks
wik
neg
náyka
1sg
mákmak
eat
kámuks
dog
I don't eat dogs. OR: I don’t eat the dog.
Example 74-87:
Hílu máyka kwas
Hílu
not
máyka
2sg
kwas
fear
Don’t be afraid.

Source: Boas 1933: 212

Example 74-193:
Pahtlatch chuck.
páłač
give
čá’ak
water
Bring water!
Confidence:
Very certain