Difference between revisions of "Tiwi and English/Lexical selection"

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<i>cases of a one-to-many mapping for translation.</i>
 
<i>cases of a one-to-many mapping for translation.</i>
 
=== Case 1 ===
 
=== Case 1 ===
word translations
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yirrima quickly, fly
  
 
Example sentences:
 
Example sentences:
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! Tiwi Sentence !! English Translation
 
! Tiwi Sentence !! English Translation
 
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| '''word'''. ||  '''one translation'''.
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| Pirriwapa '''yirrima'''. ||  They ate '''quickly'''.
 
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| '''word'''. || '''other translation'''.
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| Kwarikwaringuwi '''yirrima'''. || Butterflies '''fly'''.
 
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Revision as of 13:45, 15 April 2021

Tiw → Eng

cases of a one-to-many mapping for translation.

Case 1

yirrima → quickly, fly

Example sentences:

Tiwi Sentence English Translation
Pirriwapa yirrima. They ate quickly.
Kwarikwaringuwi yirrima. Butterflies fly.


Generalization for how to decide which translation is right:

Case 2

word → translations

Example sentences:

Tiwi Sentence English Translation
word. one translation.
word. other translations.

Generalization for how to decide which translation is right: