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  ISO 639-3 Code: nya
  latlong: -13.983333,33.783333  Map it!
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+ 01_Subject Verb Yes Sam Mchombo Forum
  Words: mkangó u-ku-séka
  Gloss: lion 3SM-pres-laugh
  Translation: the lion is laughing
  Comment: 3 is for the noun class of the subject mkango
  Contributor: Sam Mchombo
+ 02_Verb Subject Yes Sam Mchombo Forum
  Words: u-ku-séka mkángo
  Gloss: 3SM-pres-laugh lion
  Translation: the lion is laughing
  Contributor: Sam Mchombo
   03_Verb Object Yes Sam Mchombo Forum
   04_Object Verb No Sam Mchombo Forum
+ 05_Subject Verb Object Yes Sam Mchombo Forum
  Words: alenje a-na-thámángitsá mikángo
  Gloss: hunters 2SM-past-chase lions
  Translation: (the) hunters chased (the) lions
  Comment: 2 is class marker for alenje; parentheses indicate optionality
  Contributor: Sam Mchombo
   06_Subject Object Verb No Sam Mchombo Forum
   07_Verb Subject Object No Sam Mchombo Forum
+ 08_Verb Object Subject Yes Sam Mchombo Forum
  Words: a-na-thámángitsá mikángo alenje
  Gloss: 2SM-past-chase lions hunters
  Translation: (the) hunters chased (the) lions
  Contributor: Sam Mchombo
   09_Object Subject Verb No Sam Mchombo Forum
   10_Object Verb Subject No Sam Mchombo Forum
+ 11_Adposition Noun_Phrase Yes Sam Mchombo Forum
  Words: afisi a-ku-séwéra ndí mikango
  Gloss: hyenas 2SM-pres-play with lions
  Translation: (the) hyenas are playing with (the) lions
  Comment: ndí (with, and) is the only preposition. Locative pa (on) ku (at) and mu (in) are not real prepositions in that they create locative nouns
  Contributor: Sam Mchombo
   12_Noun_Phrase Adposition No Sam Mchombo Forum
   13_Adjective Noun No Sam Mchombo Forum
   14_Noun Adjective Yes Sam Mchombo Forum
   15_Numeral Noun No Sam Mchombo Forum
   16_Noun Numeral Yes Sam Mchombo Forum
   17_Demonstrative Noun No Sam Mchombo Forum
   18_Noun Demonstrative Yes Sam Mchombo Forum
   19_Possessor Noun No Sam Mchombo Forum
   20_Noun Possessor Yes Sam Mchombo Forum
   21_Pronominal Possessor Noun No Sam Mchombo Forum
   22_Noun Pronominal Possessor Yes Sam Mchombo Forum
   A 01_Attributive Adjective Agreement Yes Sam Mchombo Forum
   A 02_Predicate Adjective Agreement Yes Sam Mchombo Forum
   A 03_Degree Adjective No Sam Mchombo Forum
   A 04_Adjective Degree Yes Sam Mchombo Forum
   AuxSel 01_Auxiliary Selection NA Sam Mchombo Forum
   C 01_Complementizer Clause Yes Sam Mchombo Forum
   C 02_Clause Complementizer No Sam Mchombo Forum
   C 03_Adverbial_Subordinator Clause Yes Sam Mchombo Forum
   C 04_Clause Adverbial Subordinator No Sam Mchombo Forum
   Extra Examples Yes Sam Mchombo Forum
   Neg 01_Standard Negation is Particle that Precedes the Verb Yes Sam Mchombo Forum
   Neg 02_Standard Negation is Particle that Follows the verb No Sam Mchombo Forum
   Neg 03_Standard Negation is Prefix No Sam Mchombo Forum
   Neg 04_Standard Negation is Suffix No Sam Mchombo Forum
   Neg 05_Standard Negation is Negative Auxiliary verb No Sam Mchombo Forum
   Neg 06_Standard Negation is Higher verb No Sam Mchombo Forum
   Neg 07_Standard Negation is Tone No Sam Mchombo Forum
   Neg 08_Standard Negation is Tone plus Other Modification No Sam Mchombo Forum
   Neg 09_Standard Negation is Reduplication No Sam Mchombo Forum
   Neg 10_Standard Negation is Infix No Sam Mchombo Forum
   Neg 11_Distinct Negation of Class/Property Yes Sam Mchombo Forum
   Neg 12_Distinct Negation of identity Yes Sam Mchombo Forum
   Neg 13_Distinct Negation of Existence Yes Sam Mchombo Forum
   Neg 14_Distinct Negation of Location No Sam Mchombo Forum
   Order N3 01_ Demonstrative Adjective Noun No Sam Mchombo Forum
   Order N3 02_Demonstrative Noun Adjective No Sam Mchombo Forum
   Order N3 03_ Noun Adjective Demonstrative Yes Sam Mchombo Forum
   Order N3 04_Noun Demonstrative Adjective Yes Sam Mchombo Forum
   Order N3 05_Adjective Demonstrative Noun No Sam Mchombo Forum
   Order N3 06_Adjective Noun Demonstrative No Sam Mchombo Forum
   Order N3 07_Demonstrative Numeral Noun No Sam Mchombo Forum
   Order N3 08_Demonstrative Noun Numeral No Sam Mchombo Forum
   Order N3 09_ Noun Numeral Demonstrative Yes Sam Mchombo Forum
   Order N3 10_Noun Demonstrative Numeral Yes Sam Mchombo Forum
   Order N3 11_Numeral Demonstrative Noun No Sam Mchombo Forum
   Order N3 12_Numeral Noun Demonstrative No Sam Mchombo Forum
   V2 01_Declarative Verb-Second No Sam Mchombo Forum
   V2 02_Interrogative Verb-Second No Sam Mchombo Forum