This data set comprises 275 Bobongko sentences elicited for grammatical analysis, using the ‘Sulawesi Sentence List’ instrument prepared by Timothy Friberg.
Sulang Language Data and Working Papers: Phrase and Sentence Lists
Sulawesi Language Alliance
Bobongko, Indonesian, English
Table of Contents:
Introduction; A. Transitivity and definite/indefinite object; B. Actor focus versus goal focus; C. Location (including locative focus); D. Questions; E. Relative clauses; F. Verbs of saying and knowing; G. Giving and other three-place predicates; H. Auxiliaries: must, want, can, may; I. Temporal modifications; J. Negation; K. Imperatives; L. Topic-comment, states and existentials; M. Ergativity; N. Basic categories of derived verbs; O. Comparatives; P. Conjunctions; Q. Noun phrases; R. Deixis; S. Supplementary sentences; References;
Version 1 [25 May 2013] Data originally collected January 2001; keyboarded and formatted for publication May 2013.
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