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  ISO 639-3 Code: ben
  latlong: 22.34,88.21  Map it!
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+ 01_Subject Verb Yes Satarupa Das Forum
  Words: ami eshe-ch-i
  Gloss: 1.SG.NOM come.PRF-PRS-1
  Translation: I have come
  Contributor: Satarupa Das
   02_Verb Subject No Priyanka Biswas OK under contrastive focus interpretation on verb. Forum
   03_Verb Object No Priyanka Biswas OK under contrastive focus interpretation. Forum
+ 04_Object Verb Yes Satarupa Das Forum
  Words: ami boi-ta pore-ch-i
  Gloss: 1.SG.NOM book-CLF read.PRF-PRS-1
  Translation: I have read the book
  Contributor: Satarupa Das
   05_Subject Verb Object No Priyanka Biswas OK under contrastive focus interpretation. Forum
+ 06_Subject Object Verb Yes Satarupa Das Forum
  Words: ami am-ta kheye-ch-i
  Gloss: 1.SG.NOM mango-CLF eat.PRF-PRS-1
  Translation: I have eaten the mango
  Contributor: Satarupa Das
   07_Verb Subject Object No Priyanka Biswas Forum
   08_Verb Object Subject No Priyanka Biswas Forum
   09_Object Subject Verb No Priyanka Biswas OK under contrastive focus interpretation. Forum
   10_Object Verb Subject No Fabricio M. F. Gerardi Forum
   11_Adposition Noun_Phrase No Satarupa Das Forum
+ 12_Noun_Phrase Adposition Yes Satarupa Das Forum
  Words: boi-ta tebil-er opor ach-e
  Gloss: book-CLF table-GEN on be-3.PRES
  Translation: The book is on the table
  Contributor: Satarupa Das
+ 13_Adjective Noun Yes Satarupa Das Forum
  Words: lomba chele
  Gloss: tall boy
  Translation: tall boy
  Contributor: Satarupa Das
   14_Noun Adjective No Fabricio M. F. Gerardi Forum
+ 15_Numeral Noun Yes Satarupa Das Forum
  Words: char bochor
  Gloss: four year
  Translation: four years
  Contributor: Satarupa Das
  Words: chO-Ta chele
  Gloss: six-CLF boy
  Translation: six boys
  Contributor: Priyanka Biswas
   16_Noun Numeral Yes Priyanka Biswas OK with nouns of temporal duration, e.g., day, month, week, year etc. For example, din(day) dui(two) 'two days'. OK for definites Forum
+ 17_Demonstrative Noun Yes Satarupa Das Forum
  Words: oi meye-ta
  Gloss: that girl-CLF
  Translation: that girl
  Contributor: Satarupa Das
   18_Noun Demonstrative No Priyanka Biswas Forum
+ 19_Possessor Noun Yes Satarupa Das Forum
  Words: am-ar boi
  Gloss: 1.SG-GEN book
  Translation: my book
  Contributor: Satarupa Das
  Words: ram-er chele
  Gloss: Ram-GEN/POSS son
  Translation: Ram's son
  Contributor: Priyanka Biswas
   20_Noun Possessor No Priyanka Biswas Forum
+ 21_Pronominal Possessor Noun Yes Priyanka Biswas Forum
  Words: ta-r chele
  Gloss: s/he-GEN/POSS son
  Translation: his/her son
  Contributor: Priyanka Biswas
   22_Noun Pronominal Possessor No Priyanka Biswas OK under kinship inversion. Forum
   A 01_Attributive Adjective Agreement No Priyanka Biswas Forum
   A 02_Predicate Adjective Agreement No Priyanka Biswas Forum
+ A 03_Degree Adjective Yes Satarupa Das Forum
  Words: khoob bhalo
  Gloss: very good
  Translation: very good
  Contributor: Satarupa Das
+ C 01_Complementizer Clause Yes Satarupa Das Forum
  Words: Ram dekh-l-o je Sita kha-cch-e
  Gloss: Ram.NOM see-PST-3 COMP Sita.NOM eat-PROG-3
  Translation: Ram saw that Sita is eating
  Contributor: Satarupa Das
   C 02_Clause Complementizer No Satarupa Das Forum
+ C 03_Adverbial_Subordinator Clause Yes Satarupa Das Forum
  Words: ami am-ta kha-b-o karon am-ar khide peye-ch-e
  Gloss: 1.SG.NOM mango-CLF eat-FUT-1SG because 1SG-GEN hunger get.PERF-PRES-3
  Translation: I will eat the mango because I am hungry
  Contributor: Satarupa Das
   C 04_Clause Adverbial Subordinator No Satarupa Das Forum
   N2 01_Numeral Noun (indefinite) Yes Priyanka Biswas Forum
   N2 02_Noun Numeral (indefinite) Yes Priyanka Biswas OK with nouns of temporal duration, e.g., day, month, week, year etc., optionally followed with a vague 'one'. For example, din (day) dui-(ek) (two-one) 'two days'. Always indefinite Forum
   N2 03_Numeral Noun (definite) No Priyanka Biswas Forum
+ N2 04_Noun Numeral (definite) Yes Priyanka Biswas Forum
  Words: chele chO-Ta
  Gloss: boy six-CLF
  Translation: the six boys
  Contributor: Priyanka Biswas
   N2 07_Definite NP (Num N, N Num) lacks a definite article or demonstrative Yes Priyanka Biswas Forum
   N2 10_The Numeral has a different form in Definite and Indefinite (Num N, N Num) contexts No Priyanka Biswas Forum
+ Neg 02_Standard Negation is Particle that Follows the verb Yes Priyanka Biswas Forum
  Words: ami ja-b-o na
  Gloss: I go-FUT-1 NEG
  Translation: I shall not go
  Comment: 'na' is the standard negation marker. The 'be' and 'have' auxiliaries inflect with negation.
  Contributor: Priyanka Biswas
   Neg 03_Standard Negation is Prefix No Priyanka Biswas Negating prefixes (mostly derived from Sanskrit) exist in nouns and adjectives, for example, na-raj 'unwilling', a-niyam 'disorder', nir-upay 'helpless'. Forum
   Neg 04_Standard Negation is Suffix No Priyanka Biswas Negating suffixes exist, e.g., bhasha-hin 'speechless'. Forum
   Neg 05_Standard Negation is Negative Auxiliary verb No Priyanka Biswas 'be' and 'have' auxiliaries inflect with negation. For example, hOy 'is' vs. nOy 'is not', ache 'have' vs. nei 'doesn't have'. Forum
   Neg 06_Standard Negation is Higher verb No Priyanka Biswas Forum
   Neg 07_Standard Negation is Tone No Priyanka Biswas Forum
   Neg 08_Standard Negation is Tone plus Other Modification No Priyanka Biswas Forum
   Neg 09_Standard Negation is Reduplication No Priyanka Biswas Forum
   Neg 10_Standard Negation is Infix No Priyanka Biswas Forum
+ Order N3 01_ Demonstrative Adjective Noun Yes Satarupa Das Forum
  Words: ei lal gari-ta
  Gloss: this red car-CLF
  Translation: this red car
  Contributor: Satarupa Das
   Order N3 02_Demonstrative Noun Adjective No Priyanka Biswas Not to confuse with the order in ei(this) chele-Ta(boy-CLF) duSTu(naughty) 'This boy is naughty'. Forum
   Order N3 03_ Noun Adjective Demonstrative No Priyanka Biswas Forum
   Order N3 04_Noun Demonstrative Adjective No Priyanka Biswas Forum
   Order N3 05_Adjective Demonstrative Noun No Satarupa Das Forum
+ Order N3 06_Adjective Noun Demonstrative No Satarupa Das Forum
  Words: *lal boi-ta oi
  Gloss: red book-CLF that
  Translation: that red book
  Contributor: Satarupa Das
+ Order N3 07_Demonstrative Numeral Noun No Priyanka Biswas not with definite interpretation, but good as indefinite: Words: ei chO-Ta chele Gloss: this six-CLF boy Translation: these six boys Comment: Indefinite Forum
  Words: ei chO-Ta chele
  Gloss: this six-CLF boy
  Translation:  these six boys
  Comment: Indefinite (the definition calls for a definite interpretation for yes)
  Contributor: Hilda Koopman
+ Order N3 08_Demonstrative Noun Numeral Yes Priyanka Biswas Forum
  Words: ei chele chO-Ta
  Gloss: this boy six-CLF
  Translation: these six boys
  Comment: Definite
  Contributor: Priyanka Biswas
   Order N3 09_ Noun Numeral Demonstrative No Priyanka Biswas Forum
   Order N3 10_Noun Demonstrative Numeral No Priyanka Biswas OK with indexical interpretation. For example, apel(apple) ei(this) tin-Te(three-CLF) dao(give-IMP) 'Give (me) these three apples'. Forum
   Order N3 11_Numeral Demonstrative Noun No Priyanka Biswas Forum
   Order N3 12_Numeral Noun Demonstrative No Priyanka Biswas Forum
   V2 01_Declarative Verb-Second No Priyanka Biswas Forum
   V2 02_Interrogative Verb-Second No Priyanka Biswas Forum