Miskito and English

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Sentence Analysis

1

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

2

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

3

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

4

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

5

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

6

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

7

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

8

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

9

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

10

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

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