Tiwi and English/Lexical selection

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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: