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

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very different grammatical tags on verbs
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{| class="wikitable" style="margin:auto"
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! mto !! eng
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| aspect: <icpl>, <cpl>, <irr> || tense: <pres>, <past>, etc.
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| independent vs. dependent predicates; <idt>, <dep> || --
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| person is always marked with a prefix that agrees with the aspect suffix || person sometimes affects present-tense verb inflection
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On predicate types in mto:
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* Independent predicates are part of an affirmative clause that has no pre-verbal elements that are associated with dependent clauses. Such elements include adverbs, interrogative pronouns, quantifiers, auxiliary verbs, negation, and others.
  
 
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Revision as of 21:11, 12 May 2022

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very different grammatical tags on verbs

Verb grammatical tags
mto eng
aspect: <icpl>, <cpl>, <irr> tense: <pres>, <past>, etc.
independent vs. dependent predicates; <idt>, <dep> --
person is always marked with a prefix that agrees with the aspect suffix person sometimes affects present-tense verb inflection

On predicate types in mto:

  • Independent predicates are part of an affirmative clause that has no pre-verbal elements that are associated with dependent clauses. Such elements include adverbs, interrogative pronouns, quantifiers, auxiliary verbs, negation, and others.

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