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===Sentence Analysis===
 
===Sentence Analysis===
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Sentence 1
 
* Intended: I don’t eat meat and chicken.
 
* Intended: I don’t eat meat and chicken.
 
* Lexical transfer: #I not #meat #chicken *piras.
 
* Lexical transfer: #I not #meat #chicken *piras.
* Miskito:  
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* Miskito: Yang wal wîna kalila piras.
  
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Sentence 2
 
* Intended: I’m allergic to mangos.
 
* Intended: I’m allergic to mangos.
 
* Lexical transfer: #I *siknes *brisna *mango.
 
* Lexical transfer: #I *siknes *brisna *mango.
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* Miskito: Yang siknes brisna mango.
  
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Sentence 3
 
* Intended: Hello, excuse me. How much is a room?
 
* Intended: Hello, excuse me. How much is a room?
 
* Lexical transfer: *Monin, *escyusa #you. *Dia *pries *brisma #room #night *kumi ?
 
* Lexical transfer: *Monin, *escyusa #you. *Dia *pries *brisma #room #night *kumi ?
* Miskito:  
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* Miskito: Monin, escyusa man. Dia pries brisma cuartocana timia kumi?
  
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Sentence 4
 
* Intended: Is there a place to sleep?
 
* Intended: Is there a place to sleep?
 
* Lexical transfer: *Manuapo *ansara #place *barsara *yapaya?
 
* Lexical transfer: *Manuapo *ansara #place *barsara *yapaya?
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* Miskito: Manuapo ansara pleiski barsara yapaya?
  
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Sentence 5
 
* Intended: Is there a place to wash clothes ?
 
* Intended: Is there a place to wash clothes ?
 
* Lexical transfer: *Nara *pleis *kum *apo *cuala *tuskaya?
 
* Lexical transfer: *Nara *pleis *kum *apo *cuala *tuskaya?
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* Miskito: Nara pleis kum apo cuala tuskaya?
  
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Sentence 6
 
* Intended: Tomorrow, I will stay at this lovely hotel.
 
* Intended: Tomorrow, I will stay at this lovely hotel.
 
* Lexical transfer: #I *yauhka *takash *keisna *naha *hotel *pain.
 
* Lexical transfer: #I *yauhka *takash *keisna *naha *hotel *pain.
* Miskito:  
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* Miskito: Yang yauhka takash keisna naha hotel pain.
  
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Sentence 7
 
* Intended: Is there a place to rent bikes?
 
* Intended: Is there a place to rent bikes?
 
* Lexical transfer: *Pleeskum *barsekei *baisikil *rin *monaya?
 
* Lexical transfer: *Pleeskum *barsekei *baisikil *rin *monaya?
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* Miskito: Pleeskum barsekei baisikil rin monaya?
  
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Sentence 8
 
* Intended: What are you doing tonight?
 
* Intended: What are you doing tonight?
 
* Lexical transfer: *Dia *dow *keisma *na #night.
 
* Lexical transfer: *Dia *dow *keisma *na #night.
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* Miskito: Dia dow keisma na timia.
  
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Sentence 9
 
* Intended: What do you think of the government?
 
* Intended: What do you think of the government?
* Lexical transfer: #You *dia *lukisma *naho *gabament ?
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* Lexical transfer: #You *dia *lukisma *naho *gabament?
* Miskito:
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* Miskito: Man dia lukisma naho gabament?
  
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Sentence 10
 
* Intended: Today is Friday.
 
* Intended: Today is Friday.
 
* Lexical transfer: *Naiwa *lika *praidi.
 
* Lexical transfer: *Naiwa *lika *praidi.
* Miskito:
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* Miskito: Naiwa lika praidi.
  
 
===Developed Resources===
 
===Developed Resources===

Revision as of 16:34, 21 April 2021


Sentence Analysis

Sentence 1

  • Intended: I don’t eat meat and chicken.
  • Lexical transfer: #I not #meat #chicken *piras.
  • Miskito: Yang wal wîna kalila piras.

Sentence 2

  • Intended: I’m allergic to mangos.
  • Lexical transfer: #I *siknes *brisna *mango.
  • Miskito: Yang siknes brisna mango.

Sentence 3

  • Intended: Hello, excuse me. How much is a room?
  • Lexical transfer: *Monin, *escyusa #you. *Dia *pries *brisma #room #night *kumi ?
  • Miskito: Monin, escyusa man. Dia pries brisma cuartocana timia kumi?

Sentence 4

  • Intended: Is there a place to sleep?
  • Lexical transfer: *Manuapo *ansara #place *barsara *yapaya?
  • Miskito: Manuapo ansara pleiski barsara yapaya?

Sentence 5

  • Intended: Is there a place to wash clothes ?
  • Lexical transfer: *Nara *pleis *kum *apo *cuala *tuskaya?
  • Miskito: Nara pleis kum apo cuala tuskaya?

Sentence 6

  • Intended: Tomorrow, I will stay at this lovely hotel.
  • Lexical transfer: #I *yauhka *takash *keisna *naha *hotel *pain.
  • Miskito: Yang yauhka takash keisna naha hotel pain.

Sentence 7

  • Intended: Is there a place to rent bikes?
  • Lexical transfer: *Pleeskum *barsekei *baisikil *rin *monaya?
  • Miskito: Pleeskum barsekei baisikil rin monaya?

Sentence 8

  • Intended: What are you doing tonight?
  • Lexical transfer: *Dia *dow *keisma *na #night.
  • Miskito: Dia dow keisma na timia.

Sentence 9

  • Intended: What do you think of the government?
  • Lexical transfer: #You *dia *lukisma *naho *gabament?
  • Miskito: Man dia lukisma naho gabament?

Sentence 10

  • Intended: Today is Friday.
  • Lexical transfer: *Naiwa *lika *praidi.
  • Miskito: Naiwa lika praidi.

Developed Resources