Tiwi and English/Contrastive Grammar

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Tiw-Eng Tests

Add or Remove Words?

  • (tiw) pirripakijiti → (eng) they floated
    (tiw) akijiti<vblex><iv><past><s_p13> → (eng) prpers<prn><subj><p3><mf><pl> float<vblex><past>
  • (tiw) pirripakirlumurri → (eng) they were tired
    (tiw) akirlumurri<vblex><iv><past><s_p13> → (eng) prpers<prn><subj><p3><mf><pl> be <vbser> <past> tired <adj><past>
  • (tiw) pirriwapa → (eng) they ate
    (tiw) wapa<vblex><iv><past><s_p13> → (eng) prpers<prn><subj><p3><mf><pl> eat<vblex><past>
  • (tiw) kamini naki? → (eng) what is this?
    (tiw) kami<prn><itg><m> naki<prn><dem><sg> → (eng) what <prn><itg><mf><sp> be <vbser><pres><p3><sg> this<prn><dem><mf><sg>
  • (tiw) jupijupi awi kiyija mirrawu → (eng) soup and a little bit of tobacco
    (tiw) jupijupi<n> awi <cnjcoo> kiyija<prn> <qnt> mirrawu <n> → (eng) soup<n><sg> and <cnjcoo> a little bit <adv> of <pr> tobacco <n> <sg>


Changing Tags?

  • (tiw) ngarra minimarti → (eng) he is generous
    (tiw) ngarra<prn><m> <p3> <sg> minimarti <adj><m> → (eng) prpers<prn><subj><p3><m><sg> be <vbser><pres><p3><sg> generous <adj>
  • (tiw) ngarra kijinga → (eng) he is small
    (tiw) ngarra<prn><m> <p3> <sg> kiji <adj><f> → (eng) prpers<prn><subj><p3><m><sg> be <vbser><pres><p3><sg> small <adj> <sint>