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  ISO 639-3 Code: ewe
  latlong: 5.55, -0.216667  Map it!
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   01_Subject Verb Yes Chris Collins Forum
   02_Verb Subject No Chris Collins Forum
+ 03_Verb Object Yes Chris Collins Forum
  Words: Kofi kpO Ama
  Gloss: Kofi see.PST Ama
  Translation: Kofi saw Ama
  Contributor: Chris Collins
   04_Object Verb Yes Chris Collins Forum
   05_Subject Verb Object Yes Chris Collins Forum
   06_Subject Object Verb Yes Chris Collins This word order is found in the progressive aspect. Forum
   07_Verb Subject Object No Chris Collins Forum
   08_Verb Object Subject No Chris Collins Forum
   09_Object Subject Verb No Chris Collins Forum
   10_Object Verb Subject No Chris Collins Forum
   11_Adposition Noun_Phrase Yes Chris Collins Forum
   12_Noun_Phrase Adposition Yes Chris Collins Forum
   13_Adjective Noun No Chris Collins Forum
   14_Noun Adjective Yes Chris Collins Forum
   15_Numeral Noun No Chris Collins Forum
   16_Noun Numeral Yes Chris Collins Forum
   17_Demonstrative Noun No Chris Collins Forum
   18_Noun Demonstrative Yes Chris Collins Forum
+ 19_Possessor Noun Yes Chris Collins Forum
  Words: Kofi Fe agbale
  Gloss: Kofi POSS book
  Translation: Kofi's book
  Contributor: Chris Collins
   20_Noun Possessor No Chris Collins Forum
   21_Pronominal Possessor Noun Yes Chris Collins Forum
   22_Noun Pronominal Possessor No Chris Collins Forum
   A 01_Attributive Adjective Agreement No Chris Collins Forum
   A 02_Predicate Adjective Agreement No Chris Collins Forum
   A 03_Degree Adjective Not Yet Set Chris Collins Forum
   A 04_Adjective Degree Not Yet Set Chris Collins Forum
   AuxSel 01_Auxiliary Selection No Chris Collins Forum
   C 01_Complementizer Clause Yes Chris Collins Forum
   C 02_Clause Complementizer No Chris Collins Forum
   C 03_Adverbial_Subordinator Clause Yes Chris Collins Forum
   C 04_Clause Adverbial Subordinator Not Yet Set Chris Collins Forum
+ Extra Examples Yes Chris Collins Forum
  Words: Kofi kpO-E
  Gloss: Kofi see.past-3sg
  Translation: Kofi saw him/her/it.
  Comment: Capital 'O' and capital 'E' stand for symbols in Ewe that require a specific font to produced in a word processor.
  Contributor: Chris Collins
  Words: Ntsu la me va haDe o
  Gloss: man the Neg1 come yet Neg2
  Translation: The man has not yet come.
  Contributor: Chris Collins
  Words: Kofi me kpO Ama o
  Gloss: Kofi Neg1 see.past Ama Neg2
  Translation: Kofi didn't see Ama.
  Contributor: Chris Collins
  Words: e Du nu a
  Gloss: 2sg eat.past thing Q
  Translation: Did you eat?
  Contributor: Chris Collins
  Words: Kofi gblO be Ama le ha dzi
  Gloss: Kofi say.past Compl Ama Prog song sing.prog
  Translation: Kofi said that Ama is singing.
  Contributor: Chris Collins
   N2 01_Numeral Noun (indefinite) No Chris Collins Forum
   N2 02_Noun Numeral (indefinite) Yes Chris Collins Forum
   N2 03_Numeral Noun (definite) No Chris Collins Forum
   N2 04_Noun Numeral (definite) Yes Chris Collins Forum
   N2 05_Definite NP (Num N, N Num) has a definite article Yes Chris Collins Forum
   Neg 01_Standard Negation is Particle that Precedes the Verb Yes Chris Collins Forum
   Neg 02_Standard Negation is Particle that Follows the verb Yes Chris Collins Ewe has double (bipartite) negation. One particle precedes the verb, and the other follows the verb and its complements. Forum
   Neg 03_Standard Negation is Prefix No Chris Collins Forum
   Neg 04_Standard Negation is Suffix No Chris Collins Forum
   Neg 05_Standard Negation is Negative Auxiliary verb No Chris Collins Forum
   Neg 06_Standard Negation is Higher verb No Chris Collins Forum
   Neg 07_Standard Negation is Tone No Chris Collins Forum
   Neg 08_Standard Negation is Tone plus Other Modification No Chris Collins Forum
   Neg 09_Standard Negation is Reduplication No Chris Collins Forum
   Neg 10_Standard Negation is Infix No Chris Collins Forum
   Neg 11_Distinct Negation of Class/Property No Chris Collins Forum
   Neg 12_Distinct Negation of identity No Chris Collins Forum
   Neg 13_Distinct Negation of Existence No Chris Collins Forum
   Neg 14_Distinct Negation of Location No Chris Collins Forum
   Order N3 01_ Demonstrative Adjective Noun No Chris Collins Forum
   Order N3 02_Demonstrative Noun Adjective No Chris Collins Forum
   Order N3 03_ Noun Adjective Demonstrative Yes Chris Collins Forum
   Order N3 04_Noun Demonstrative Adjective No Chris Collins Forum
   Order N3 05_Adjective Demonstrative Noun No Chris Collins Forum
   Order N3 06_Adjective Noun Demonstrative No Chris Collins Forum
   Order N3 07_Demonstrative Numeral Noun No Chris Collins Forum
   Order N3 08_Demonstrative Noun Numeral No Chris Collins Forum
   Order N3 11_Numeral Demonstrative Noun No Chris Collins Forum
   Order N3 12_Numeral Noun Demonstrative No Chris Collins Forum
   V2 01_Declarative Verb-Second No Chris Collins Forum
   V2 02_Interrogative Verb-Second No Chris Collins Forum