Difference between revisions of "Biak and English/Contrastive grammar"

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=== subject is implicit ===
 
=== subject is implicit ===
 
* {{transferTest|bhw|eng|imnai kwar|it stopped already}}  
 
* {{transferTest|bhw|eng|imnai kwar|it stopped already}}  
*: {{transferMorphTest|bhw|eng|mnai{{tag|v}}{{tag|iv}}{{tag|p3}}{{tag|sg}} kwar{{tag|adv}}|it/prpers{{tag|prn}}{{tag|subj}}{{tag|p3}}{{tag|nt}}{{tag|sg}} stopped{{tag|vblex}}{{tag|past}} already{{tag|adv}}}}
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*: {{transferMorphTest|bhw|eng|mnai{{tag|v}}{{tag|iv}}{{tag|p3}}{{tag|sg}} kwar{{tag|adv}}|it/prpers{{tag|prn}}{{tag|subj}}{{tag|p3}}{{tag|nt}}{{tag|sg}} stop{{tag|vblex}}{{tag|past}} already{{tag|adv}}}}
  
 
=== possessives ===
 
=== possessives ===

Revision as of 14:24, 22 April 2021

Grammatical Differences

article comes after the noun

  • (bhw) ras anya → (eng) the day
    (bhw) ras<n> i<prn><pers><p3><sg><spc> → (eng) the<det><def><sp> day<n><sg>
  • (bhw) rum nane → (eng) these houses
    (bhw) rum<n> na<prn><pers><p3><pl><inan><spc>+ne<det><dem> → (eng) these<det><dem><pl> houses<n><pl>

verb tenses

indicating demonstrative from ending

  • (bhw) mnu ine → (eng) this village
    (bhw) mnu<n> i<prn><pers><p3><sg><spc>+ne<det><dem> → (eng) this<det><dem><sg> village<n><sg>
  • (bhw) rusa anine → (eng) this deer
    (bhw) rusa<n> i<prn><pers><p3><sg><spc>+ne<det><dem> → (eng) this<det><dem><sg> deer<n><sg>

locative

plural

  • (bhw) rum nane → (eng) these houses
    (bhw) rum<n> na<prn><pers><p3><pl><inan><spc>+ne<det><dem> → (eng) this<det><dem><pl> houses<n><pl>
  • (bhw) ina anskoine → (eng) these three girls
    (bhw) ina<n> anskoi<prn><pers><p3><pc><spc><giv>+ne<det><dem> → (eng) this<det><dem><pl> three<num><pl> girl<n><pl>

subject is implicit

  • (bhw) imnai kwar → (eng) it stopped already
    (bhw) mnai<v><iv><p3><sg> kwar<adv> → (eng) it/prpers<prn><subj><p3><nt><sg> stop<vblex><past> already<adv>

possessives

bhw-eng Tests