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  ISO 639-3 Code: hat
  latlong: 18.539269,-72.336408  Map it!
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   01_Subject Verb Yes Michel DeGraff Forum
   02_Verb Subject No Michel DeGraff Forum
   03_Verb Object Yes Michel DeGraff Forum
   04_Object Verb No Michel DeGraff Forum
   05_Subject Verb Object Yes Michel DeGraff Forum
   06_Subject Object Verb No Michel DeGraff Forum
   07_Verb Subject Object No Michel DeGraff Forum
   08_Verb Object Subject No Michel DeGraff Forum
   09_Object Subject Verb No Michel DeGraff Forum
   10_Object Verb Subject No Michel DeGraff Forum
   11_Adposition Noun_Phrase Yes Michel DeGraff Forum
   12_Noun_Phrase Adposition No Michel DeGraff Forum
   13_Adjective Noun Yes Michel DeGraff Forum
   14_Noun Adjective Yes Michel DeGraff Forum
   15_Numeral Noun Yes Michel DeGraff Forum
   16_Noun Numeral No Michel DeGraff Forum
   17_Demonstrative Noun No Michel DeGraff Forum
   18_Noun Demonstrative Yes Michel DeGraff Forum
   19_Possessor Noun No Michel DeGraff Forum
   20_Noun Possessor Yes Michel DeGraff Forum
   21_Pronominal Possessor Noun No Michel DeGraff Forum
   22_Noun Pronominal Possessor Yes Michel DeGraff Forum
   A 01_Attributive Adjective Agreement No Michel DeGraff Forum
   A 02_Predicate Adjective Agreement No Michel DeGraff Forum
   A 03_Degree Adjective Yes Michel DeGraff Forum
   A 04_Adjective Degree No Michel DeGraff Forum
   AuxSel 01_Auxiliary Selection NA Michel DeGraff Forum
   C 01_Complementizer Clause Yes Michel DeGraff Forum
   C 02_Clause Complementizer No Michel DeGraff Forum
   C 03_Adverbial_Subordinator Clause Yes Michel DeGraff Forum
   C 04_Clause Adverbial Subordinator No Michel DeGraff Forum
   Extra Examples No Michel DeGraff Forum
+ N2 01_Numeral Noun (indefinite) Yes Michel DeGraff Forum
  Words: Gen twa chèz nan kay la.
  Gloss: EXIST three chairs in house DET
  Translation: there are three chairs in the house
  Contributor: Michel DeGraff
  Words: Atansyon! Gen 2 timoun sou wout la.
  Gloss: Attention! There are two children on road Det
  Translation: Watch out! There are two kids on the road
  Contributor: Michel DeGraff
   N2 02_Noun Numeral (indefinite) No Michel DeGraff Forum
+ N2 03_Numeral Noun (definite) Yes Michel DeGraff Forum
  Words: Kat pake yo rive yè
  Gloss: Four packages PL arrive yesterday
  Translation: The fours packages arrived yesterday
  Contributor: Michel DeGraff
  Words: Ki sa w panse de twa penti sa yo?
  Gloss: KI SA 2S think de three painitngs DEM PL
  Translation: what do you think about these three paintings
  Comment: Here the demonstrative is preferred
  Contributor: Michel DeGraff
   N2 04_Noun Numeral (definite) No Michel DeGraff Forum
   N2 05_Definite NP (Num N, N Num) has a definite article No Michel DeGraff Forum
   N2 06_Definite NP (Num N, N Num) has a demonstrative Yes Michel DeGraff Can have a demonstrative. The demonstrative is preferred in the "local" context.. (see example) Forum
   N2 07_Definite NP (Num N, N Num) lacks a definite article or demonstrative No Michel DeGraff Forum
   N2 08_Definite NP (Num N, N Num) contains a Plural marker, but Indefinite NP does not Yes Michel DeGraff Forum
   N2 09_Definite NP (Num N, N Num) contains any other marking No Michel DeGraff Forum
   N2 10_The Numeral has a different form in Definite and Indefinite (Num N, N Num) contexts No Michel DeGraff Forum
   N2 11_The Noun has a different form in Definite and Indefinite (Num N, N Num) contexts No Michel DeGraff Forum
   Neg 01_Standard Negation is Particle that Precedes the Verb Yes Michel DeGraff Forum
   Neg 02_Standard Negation is Particle that Follows the verb No Michel DeGraff Forum
   Neg 03_Standard Negation is Prefix No Michel DeGraff Forum
   Neg 04_Standard Negation is Suffix No Michel DeGraff Forum
   Neg 05_Standard Negation is Negative Auxiliary verb No Michel DeGraff Forum
   Neg 06_Standard Negation is Higher verb No Michel DeGraff Forum
   Neg 07_Standard Negation is Tone No Michel DeGraff Forum
   Neg 08_Standard Negation is Tone plus Other Modification No Michel DeGraff Forum
   Neg 09_Standard Negation is Reduplication No Michel DeGraff Forum
   Neg 10_Standard Negation is Infix No Michel DeGraff Forum
+ Neg 11_Distinct Negation of Class/Property No Michel DeGraff Forum
  Words: Jan pa nòmal / Jan pa doktè
  Gloss: John NEG nomal/ John NEG doctor
  Translation: John is not normal/ John is not a doctor
  Comment: There's no other negative form to use there, except that one can emphasize negation with a clause-final _non_ as in: Jan pa nòmal non Jan pa doktè non And we can also emphasize affirmation with a clause-final _wi_ as in: Jan nòmal wi Jan doktè wi
  Contributor: Michel DeGraff
   Neg 12_Distinct Negation of identity No Michel DeGraff Forum
+ Neg 13_Distinct Negation of Existence No Michel DeGraff Forum
  Words: Pa gen moun nan kay la
  Gloss: NEG have person in house DET
  Translation: there is noone in the house
  Contributor: Michel DeGraff
   Neg 14_Distinct Negation of Location No Michel DeGraff Forum
   Order N3 01_ Demonstrative Adjective Noun No Michel DeGraff Forum
   Order N3 02_Demonstrative Noun Adjective No Michel DeGraff Forum
   Order N3 03_ Noun Adjective Demonstrative Yes Michel DeGraff Forum
   Order N3 04_Noun Demonstrative Adjective No Michel DeGraff Forum
   Order N3 05_Adjective Demonstrative Noun No Michel DeGraff Forum
   Order N3 06_Adjective Noun Demonstrative Yes Michel DeGraff Forum
   Order N3 07_Demonstrative Numeral Noun No Michel DeGraff Forum
   Order N3 08_Demonstrative Noun Numeral No Michel DeGraff Forum
   Order N3 09_ Noun Numeral Demonstrative No Michel DeGraff Forum
   Order N3 10_Noun Demonstrative Numeral No Michel DeGraff Forum
   Order N3 11_Numeral Demonstrative Noun No Michel DeGraff Forum
+ Order N3 12_Numeral Noun Demonstrative Yes Michel DeGraff Forum
  Words: Mwen konn twa timoun sa yo byen.
  Gloss: I know three children DEM PL good
  Translation: 'I know these 3 children well'
  Contributor: Michel DeGraff
   Q01_Initial polar Q-marker Yes Michel DeGraff Forum
   Q02_Final polar Q-marker No Michel DeGraff Forum
   Q03_Clause internal polar Q-marker No Michel DeGraff Forum
+ Q04_Polar question by intonation Yes Michel DeGraff Forum
  Words: Jan rive?
  Gloss: Jan arrive?
  Translation: Has John arrived?
  Contributor: Michel DeGraff
   Q05_Polar question by V-fronting No Michel DeGraff Forum
   Q06_Polar question by Auxiliary-fronting No Michel DeGraff Forum
   Q07_Q-marker follows narrow focus No Michel DeGraff Forum
+ Q08_Affirmative answer by particle Yes Michel DeGraff Forum
  Words: Èske Jan rive?
  Gloss: Q Jan arrive
  Translation: Has John arrived?
  Contributor: Michel DeGraff
  Words: Èske Jan rive? Wi
  Gloss: Q John arrive? Yes
  Translation: Has John arrived?
  Contributor: Michel DeGraff
   Q09_Affirmative answer by verb No Michel DeGraff Forum
   Q10_Affirmative answer by auxiliary No Michel DeGraff Forum
   Q11_Affirmative answer by auxiliary and verb No Michel DeGraff Forum
   Q12_Affirmative answer by particle and verb No Michel DeGraff Forum
   Q13_Affirmative answer by predicative 'be' No Michel DeGraff Forum
   Q14_Verb answer to indefinite subject question No Michel DeGraff Forum
   Q15_Particle-and-verb answer to indefinite subject question No Michel DeGraff Forum
+ Q16NEGA_Negative answer by special negative particle Yes Michel DeGraff Forum
  Words: Èske Jan rive? Non / *Pa
  Gloss: Q Jan arrive? No
  Contributor: Michel DeGraff
   Q17NEGA_Negative answer by bare sentential negation No Michel DeGraff Forum
   Q18NEGA_Negative answer by sentential negation plus bare verb No Michel DeGraff Forum
   Q19ANegQ_Truth-based confirmation No Michel DeGraff Forum
+ Q20ANegQ_Polarity-based confirmation Yes Michel DeGraff Forum
  Words: "Non, li pa t ale" or "Li pa t ale non"
  Gloss: 'No, he NEG PST go' or ' He NEG PST go No
  Translation: "No he did not go" or "He did not go no"
  Contributor: Michel DeGraff
   Q21ANegQ_Polarity-reversing particle No Michel DeGraff Forum
   Q22ANegQ_Polarity-reversing answer by affirmative and special particle No Michel DeGraff Forum
   V2 01_Declarative Verb-Second No Michel DeGraff Forum
   V2 02_Interrogative Verb-Second No Michel DeGraff Forum