Difference between revisions of "Miskito and English/Contrastive Grammar"

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* {{transferTest|miq|eng| Aras{{tag|n}} nani{{tag|pl}} ba{{tag|det}}{{tag|def}}{{tag|prx}} | The{{tag|det}}{{tag|def}} horses{{tag|n}}{{tag|pl}}}}
* {{transferTest|miq|eng| Aras{{tag|n}} nani{{tag|pl}} ba{{tag|det}}{{tag|def}}{{tag|dst}} | The{{tag|det}}{{tag|def}} horses{{tag|n}}{{tag|pl}}}}
[[Category:Sp21_ContrastiveGrammars]] [[Category: Miskito]] [[Category: English]]
[[Category:Sp21_ContrastiveGrammars]] [[Category: Miskito]] [[Category: English]]

Revision as of 13:12, 29 April 2021

Grammatical Differences

Miq-Eng tests

Object Order

  • (miq) Yang wal wîna kalila piras. → (eng) I do not eat meat and chicken
    (miq) yang<prn><p1> wîna<n> kalila<n> piras<v><p1><neg> → (eng) I<prn><p1> eat<vblex><p1><pres> meat<n> and<cnjcoo> chicken<n>

Adjective Order

  • (miq) aras ba sirpi sa → (eng) The horse is small
    (miq) aras<n> ba<det><def><dst> sirpi<adj> kaia<v><pres><p3> → (eng) The<det> horse <n> be<vbser><pres><p3><sg> small<adj>

Subject Deletion

  • (miq) wapri → (eng) I walked
    (miq) wapri<v><past><p1> → (eng) I<prn><p1> walked<vblex><past>


  • (miq) Aras<n> nani<pl> ba<det><def><dst> → (eng) The<det><def> horses<n><pl>