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

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== Tiw → Eng ==
 
== Tiw → Eng ==
<i>cases of a one-to-many mapping for translation.</i>
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=== Case 1 ===
 
=== Case 1 ===
 
yirrima → quickly, fly
 
yirrima → quickly, fly

Revision as of 13:46, 15 April 2021

Tiw → Eng

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: