Difference between revisions of "Biak/Grammar"

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=== Noun Specificity ===
 
=== Noun Specificity ===
  
=== Alienable Possession ===
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=== Possession (Alienable/Inalienable) ===
 
 
=== Inalienable Possession ===
 
  
 
=== spellrelax ===
 
=== spellrelax ===

Revision as of 21:52, 3 March 2021

Word Classes

  1. Nouns n
  2. Verbs v
  3. Pronouns prn
  4. Adverbs adv
  5. Prepositions pr
  6. Interjections ij
  7. Numerals num
  8. Conjunctions
  9. Topic markers
  10. Exclamations

Note the absence of adjectives in Biak

Alternations

Verb number/person inflection

Noun Specificity

Possession (Alienable/Inalienable)

spellrelax

Partial Reduplicaton

Verb Transitivity

Locative-existential clauses