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

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(Case 1)
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=== Case 1 ===
 
=== Case 1 ===
mwarlinjangi → caterpillar, milky way
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mwarlinjangi → caterpillar, Milky Way
  
 
Example sentences:
 
Example sentences:
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Generalization for how to decide which translation is right:
 
Generalization for how to decide which translation is right:
- always chooses quickly
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=== Case 2 ===
 
=== Case 2 ===

Revision as of 14:49, 15 April 2021

Tiw → Eng

Case 1

mwarlinjangi → caterpillar, Milky Way

Example sentences:

Tiwi Sentence English Translation
Mwarlinjangini arikulani. Milky Way is big.
Mwarlinjangini yirrima. Caterpillar flies.


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: