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  ISO 639-3 Code: lao
  latlong: 17.966667,102.6  Map it!
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+ 01_Subject Verb Yes Alif Silpachai Forum
  Words: kham kin laew
  Gloss: Kham eat already
  Translation: Kham has eaten
  Contributor: Alif Silpachai
   02_Verb Subject No Alif Silpachai Forum
+ 03_Verb Object Yes Alif Silpachai Forum
  Words: maa kin khaw laew
  Gloss: dog eat rice already
  Translation: The dogs have eaten rice
  Contributor: Alif Silpachai
   04_Object Verb No Alif Silpachai Forum
+ 05_Subject Verb Object Yes Alif Silpachai Forum
  Words: laaw khian cot-maai hai saeng thuk mue
  Gloss: 3SG write letter give Saeng each day
  Translation: He writes a letters for Saeng every day
  Contributor: Alif Silpachai
   06_Subject Object Verb No Alif Silpachai Forum
   07_Verb Subject Object No Alif Silpachai Forum
   08_Verb Object Subject No Alif Silpachai Forum
   09_Object Subject Verb No Alif Silpachai Possible only when object is under focus via topicalization. Forum
   10_Object Verb Subject No Alif Silpachai Forum
+ 11_Adposition Noun_Phrase Yes Alif Silpachai Forum
  Words: khoi mii muu laai khon yuu hoong-hian
  Gloss: 1SG have friend many CLF at school
  Translation: I have a lot of friends at school
  Contributor: Alif Silpachai
   12_Noun_Phrase Adposition No Alif Silpachai Forum
   13_Adjective Noun No Alif Silpachai Forum
+ 14_Noun Adjective Yes Alif Silpachai Forum
  Words: mii puem hua nyai song hua
  Gloss: have book CLF big two CLF
  Translation: There are two big books
  Contributor: Alif Silpachai
   15_Numeral Noun Yes Alif Silpachai Forum
+ 16_Noun Numeral Yes Alif Silpachai Forum
  Words: ngua sii too taai mue nii
  Gloss: cow four CLF die day DEM
  Translation: Four cows died today
  Contributor: Alif Silpachai
   17_Demonstrative Noun No Alif Silpachai Forum
+ 18_Noun Demonstrative Yes Alif Silpachai Forum
  Words: maa too nii kin nam juu
  Gloss: dog CLF DEM eat water PROG
  Translation: This dog is drinking water.
  Contributor: Alif Silpachai
   19_Possessor Noun No Alif Silpachai Forum
   20_Noun Possessor Yes Alif Silpachai Forum
   21_Pronominal Possessor Noun No Alif Silpachai Forum
   22_Noun Pronominal Possessor Yes Alif Silpachai Forum
   A 01_Attributive Adjective Agreement No Alif Silpachai Forum
   A 02_Predicate Adjective Agreement No Alif Silpachai Forum
   A 03_Degree Adjective No Alif Silpachai Forum
   A 04_Adjective Degree Yes Alif Silpachai Forum
   AuxSel 01_Auxiliary Selection NA Alif Silpachai Lao does not use "have" nor "be" as an auxiliary Forum
   C 01_Complementizer Clause Yes Alif Silpachai Forum
   C 02_Clause Complementizer No Alif Silpachai Forum
   C 03_Adverbial_Subordinator Clause Yes Alif Silpachai Forum
   C 04_Clause Adverbial Subordinator No Alif Silpachai Forum
+ N2 01_Numeral Noun (indefinite) Yes Alif Silpachai Forum
  Words: naj heuan nii mii juu sip haung
  Gloss: in house TOP have DUR ten room
  Translation: In the house, there are ten rooms
  Contributor: Alif Silpachai
+ N2 02_Noun Numeral (indefinite) Yes Alif Silpachai Forum
  Words: mii mae.nying juu haa khon
  Gloss: have woman DUR five CLF
  Translation: There are five women
  Contributor: Alif Silpachai
   N2 03_Numeral Noun (definite) Yes Alif Silpachai Forum
   N2 04_Noun Numeral (definite) Yes Alif Silpachai Forum
   N2 05_Definite NP (Num N, N Num) has a definite article No Alif Silpachai Forum
   N2 06_Definite NP (Num N, N Num) has a demonstrative Yes Alif Silpachai Forum
   N2 11_The Noun has a different form in Definite and Indefinite (Num N, N Num) contexts No Alif Silpachai Forum
   Neg 01_Standard Negation is Particle that Precedes the Verb Yes Alif Silpachai Forum
   Neg 02_Standard Negation is Particle that Follows the verb No Alif Silpachai Forum
   Neg 03_Standard Negation is Prefix No Alif Silpachai Forum
   Neg 04_Standard Negation is Suffix No Alif Silpachai Forum
   Neg 05_Standard Negation is Negative Auxiliary verb No Alif Silpachai Forum
   Neg 06_Standard Negation is Higher verb No Alif Silpachai Forum
   Neg 07_Standard Negation is Tone No Alif Silpachai Forum
   Neg 08_Standard Negation is Tone plus Other Modification No Alif Silpachai Forum
   Neg 09_Standard Negation is Reduplication No Alif Silpachai Forum
   Neg 10_Standard Negation is Infix No Alif Silpachai Forum
   Neg 11_Distinct Negation of Class/Property Yes Alif Silpachai Forum
   Neg 12_Distinct Negation of identity Yes Alif Silpachai Forum
   Neg 13_Distinct Negation of Existence No Alif Silpachai Forum
   Neg 14_Distinct Negation of Location No Alif Silpachai Forum
   Order N3 01_ Demonstrative Adjective Noun No Alif Silpachai Forum
   Order N3 02_Demonstrative Noun Adjective No Alif Silpachai Forum
   Order N3 03_ Noun Adjective Demonstrative Yes Alif Silpachai Forum
   Order N3 04_Noun Demonstrative Adjective No Alif Silpachai Forum
   Order N3 05_Adjective Demonstrative Noun No Alif Silpachai Forum
   Order N3 06_Adjective Noun Demonstrative No Alif Silpachai Forum
   Order N3 07_Demonstrative Numeral Noun No Alif Silpachai Forum
   Order N3 08_Demonstrative Noun Numeral No Alif Silpachai Forum
+ Order N3 09_ Noun Numeral Demonstrative Yes Alif Silpachai Forum
  Words: muu soong too nii kin bo saw
  Gloss: pig two CLF DEM eat NEG stop
  Translation: These two pigs won't stop eating.
  Contributor: Alif Silpachai
   Order N3 10_Noun Demonstrative Numeral No Alif Silpachai Forum
   Order N3 11_Numeral Demonstrative Noun No Alif Silpachai Forum
   Order N3 12_Numeral Noun Demonstrative No Alif Silpachai Forum
   Q01_Initial polar Q-marker No Alif Silpachai Forum
   Q02_Final polar Q-marker Yes Alif Silpachai Forum
   Q04_Polar question by intonation No Alif Silpachai Forum
   Q05_Polar question by V-fronting No Alif Silpachai Forum
   Q06_Polar question by Auxiliary-fronting No Alif Silpachai Forum
   Q07_Q-marker follows narrow focus No Alif Silpachai Forum
   Q08_Affirmative answer by particle No Alif Silpachai Forum
   Q09_Affirmative answer by verb Yes Alif Silpachai Forum
   Q13_Affirmative answer by predicative 'be' No Alif Silpachai Forum
   Q14_Verb answer to indefinite subject question No Alif Silpachai Forum
   Q16NEGA_Negative answer by special negative particle No Alif Silpachai Forum
   Q19ANegQ_Truth-based confirmation Yes Alif Silpachai Forum
   V2 01_Declarative Verb-Second No Alif Silpachai Forum
   V2 02_Interrogative Verb-Second No Alif Silpachai Forum