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

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(Miq-Eng tests)
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* {{transferTest|miq|eng|aras ba sirpi sa| The horse is small}}  
 
* {{transferTest|miq|eng|aras ba sirpi sa| The horse is small}}  
 
*: {{transferMorphTest|miq|eng|aras{{tag|n}} ba{{tag|det}}{{tag|def}}{{tag|dst}} sirpi{{tag|adj}} kaia{{tag|v}}{{tag|pres}}{{tag|p3}} | The{{tag|det}} horse {{tag|n}} be{{tag|vbser}}{{tag|pres}}{{tag|p3}}{{tag|sg}} small{{tag|adj}}}}
 
*: {{transferMorphTest|miq|eng|aras{{tag|n}} ba{{tag|det}}{{tag|def}}{{tag|dst}} sirpi{{tag|adj}} kaia{{tag|v}}{{tag|pres}}{{tag|p3}} | The{{tag|det}} horse {{tag|n}} be{{tag|vbser}}{{tag|pres}}{{tag|p3}}{{tag|sg}} small{{tag|adj}}}}
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===Subject Deletion===
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* {{transferTest|miq|eng| wapri| I walked}}
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*: {{transferMorphTest|miq|eng| wapri{{tag|v}}{{tag|past}}{{tag|p1}} | I{{tag|prn}}{{tag|p1}} walked{{tag|vblex}}{{tag|past}}}}
  
  

Revision as of 14:08, 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>