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Twi

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  ISO 639-3 Code: twi
  latlong: 6.6833333,-1.6166667  Map it!
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+ 01_Subject Verb Yes Chris Collins Forum
  Words: Ama a-ba.
  Gloss: Ama PRF-come.
  Translation: Ama has come.
  Contributor: Cansada Martin
   02_Verb Subject No Chris Collins Forum
+ 03_Verb Object Yes Chris Collins Forum
  Words: Kofi dii brodo no.
  Gloss: Kofi eat.PST bread DET
  Translation: Kofi ate the bread.
  Contributor: Cansada Martin
   04_Object Verb No Chris Collins Forum
+ 05_Subject Verb Object Yes Chris Collins Forum
  Words: Kofi dii brodo no.
  Gloss: Kofi eat.PST bread DET
  Translation: Kofi ate the bread.
  Contributor: Cansada Martin
   06_Subject Object Verb No Chris Collins 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 No Cansada Martin Forum
   12_Noun_Phrase Adposition Yes Cansada Martin Forum
   13_Adjective Noun No Cansada Martin Forum
   14_Noun Adjective Yes Cansada Martin Forum
   15_Numeral Noun No Cansada Martin Forum
   16_Noun Numeral Yes Cansada Martin Forum
+ 17_Demonstrative Noun No Cansada Martin Forum
  Words: *yi sikan
  Gloss: DEM knife
  Contributor: Cansada Martin
+ 18_Noun Demonstrative Yes Cansada Martin Forum
  Words: sikan yi
  Gloss: knife DEM
  Translation: this knife
  Contributor: Cansada Martin
   19_Possessor Noun Yes Cansada Martin Forum
   20_Noun Possessor No Cansada Martin Forum
+ 21_Pronominal Possessor Noun Yes Cansada Martin Forum
  Words: ne nsa
  Gloss: 3.SG.GEN hand.PL
  Translation: his/her hands
  Contributor: Cansada Martin
+ 22_Noun Pronominal Possessor No Cansada Martin Forum
  Words: *nsa ne
  Gloss: hand.PL 3.SG.GEN
  Contributor: Cansada Martin
   A 01_Attributive Adjective Agreement No Cansada Martin Forum
   A 02_Predicate Adjective Agreement No Cansada Martin Forum
   A 03_Degree Adjective No Cansada Martin Forum
   A 04_Adjective Degree Yes Cansada Martin Forum
   AuxSel 01_Auxiliary Selection No Chris Collins Forum
+ C 01_Complementizer Clause Yes Cansada Martin Forum
  Words: Yaw kaa sɛ Kofi bɛ-bɔ Ama.
  Gloss: Yaw say.PST COMP Kofi FUT-hit Ama
  Translation: Yaw said that Kofi will hit Ama.
  Contributor: Cansada Martin
+ C 02_Clause Complementizer No Chris Collins Forum
  Words: *Yaw kaa Kofi bɛ-bɔ Ama sɛ.
  Gloss: Yaw say.PST Kofi FUT-hit Ama COMP
  Contributor: Cansada Martin
   C 03_Adverbial_Subordinator Clause Yes Cansada Martin Forum
   C 04_Clause Adverbial Subordinator Yes Cansada Martin Forum
   Extra Examples Yes Chris Collins Forum
   N2 01_Numeral Noun (indefinite) No Cansada Martin Forum
   N2 02_Noun Numeral (indefinite) Yes Cansada Martin Forum
   N2 03_Numeral Noun (definite) No Cansada Martin Forum
   N2 04_Noun Numeral (definite) Yes Cansada Martin Forum
   N2 05_Definite NP (Num N, N Num) has a definite article Yes Cansada Martin Forum
   N2 06_Definite NP (Num N, N Num) has a demonstrative No Cansada Martin Forum
   N2 07_Definite NP (Num N, N Num) lacks a definite article or demonstrative No Cansada Martin Forum
   N2 08_Definite NP (Num N, N Num) contains a Plural marker, but Indefinite NP does not No Cansada Martin Forum
   N2 09_Definite NP (Num N, N Num) contains any other marking No Cansada Martin Forum
   N2 10_The Numeral has a different form in Definite and Indefinite (Num N, N Num) contexts No Cansada Martin Forum
+ N2 11_The Noun has a different form in Definite and Indefinite (Num N, N Num) contexts No Cansada Martin Forum
  Words: Kofi dii brodo (no).
  Gloss: Kofi eat.PST bread (DET)
  Translation: Kofi ate (the) bread.
  Contributor: Cansada Martin
   Neg 01_Standard Negation is Particle that Precedes the Verb No Cansada Martin Forum
   Neg 02_Standard Negation is Particle that Follows the verb No Cansada Martin Forum
+ Neg 03_Standard Negation is Prefix Yes Cansada Martin Forum
  Words: Kofi an-kɔ Amerika.
  Gloss: Kofi NEG.PST-go America
  Translation: Kofi didn't go to America.
  Contributor: Cansada Martin
   Neg 04_Standard Negation is Suffix No Cansada Martin Forum
   Neg 05_Standard Negation is Negative Auxiliary verb No Cansada Martin Forum
   Neg 06_Standard Negation is Higher verb No Cansada Martin Forum
   Neg 07_Standard Negation is Tone No Cansada Martin Forum
   Neg 08_Standard Negation is Tone plus Other Modification No Cansada Martin Forum
   Neg 09_Standard Negation is Reduplication No Cansada Martin Forum
   Neg 10_Standard Negation is Infix No Cansada Martin Forum
   Neg 11_Distinct Negation of Class/Property No Cansada Martin Forum
   Neg 12_Distinct Negation of identity No Cansada Martin Forum
   Neg 13_Distinct Negation of Existence No Cansada Martin Forum
   Neg 14_Distinct Negation of Location No Cansada Martin Forum
   Order N3 01_ Demonstrative Adjective Noun No Cansada Martin Forum
   Order N3 02_Demonstrative Noun Adjective No Cansada Martin Forum
   Order N3 03_ Noun Adjective Demonstrative Yes Cansada Martin Forum
   Order N3 04_Noun Demonstrative Adjective No Cansada Martin Forum
   Order N3 05_Adjective Demonstrative Noun No Cansada Martin Forum
   Order N3 06_Adjective Noun Demonstrative No Cansada Martin Forum
   Order N3 07_Demonstrative Numeral Noun No Cansada Martin Forum
   Order N3 08_Demonstrative Noun Numeral No Cansada Martin Forum
   Order N3 09_ Noun Numeral Demonstrative Yes Cansada Martin Forum
   Order N3 10_Noun Demonstrative Numeral No Cansada Martin Forum
   Order N3 11_Numeral Demonstrative Noun No Cansada Martin Forum
   Order N3 12_Numeral Noun Demonstrative No Cansada Martin Forum
   Q01_Initial polar Q-marker No Cansada Martin Forum
+ Q02_Final polar Q-marker Yes Cansada Martin Forum
  Words: Kofi twaa brodo no ana?
  Gloss: Kofi cut.PST bread DET Q
  Translation: Did Kofi cut the bread?
  Comment: Question
  Contributor: Cansada Martin
  Words: Kofi twaa brodo no.
  Gloss: Kofi cut.PST bread DET
  Translation: Kofi cut the bread.
  Comment: Declarative Sentence
  Contributor: Cansada Martin
   Q03_Clause internal polar Q-marker No Cansada Martin Forum
   Q04_Polar question by intonation No Cansada Martin Forum
+ Q05_Polar question by V-fronting No Cansada Martin Forum
  Words: *Twaa Kofi brodo no (ana)?
  Gloss: cut.PST Kofi bread DET (Q)
  Contributor: Cansada Martin
   Q06_Polar question by Auxiliary-fronting No Cansada Martin Forum
   Q07_Q-marker follows narrow focus No Cansada Martin Forum
   Q08_Affirmative answer by particle Yes Cansada Martin Forum
+ Q09_Affirmative answer by verb No Cansada Martin Forum
  Words: Kofi twaa brodo no ana?
  Gloss: Kofi cut.PST bread DET Q
  Translation: Did Kofi cut the bread?
  Comment: Question
  Contributor: Cansada Martin
  Words: Ane, Kofi twaa yɛ.
  Gloss: Yes Kofi cut.PST do
  Translation: Yes, Kofi cut it.
  Comment: grammatical answer
  Contributor: Cansada Martin
  Words: *Twaa (yɛ).
  Gloss: cut.PST (do)
  Comment: ungrammatical answer
  Contributor: Cansada Martin
   Q10_Affirmative answer by auxiliary No Cansada Martin Forum
   Q11_Affirmative answer by auxiliary and verb No Cansada Martin Forum
   Q12_Affirmative answer by particle and verb No Cansada Martin Forum
   Q13_Affirmative answer by predicative 'be' No Cansada Martin Forum
   Q14_Verb answer to indefinite subject question No Cansada Martin Forum
   Q15_Particle-and-verb answer to indefinite subject question No Cansada Martin Forum
   Q16NEGA_Negative answer by special negative particle Yes Cansada Martin Forum
   Q17NEGA_Negative answer by bare sentential negation No Cansada Martin Forum
   Q18NEGA_Negative answer by sentential negation plus bare verb No Cansada Martin Forum
   Q19ANegQ_Truth-based confirmation No Cansada Martin Forum
   Q20ANegQ_Polarity-based confirmation Yes Cansada Martin Forum
   Q21ANegQ_Polarity-reversing particle No Cansada Martin Forum
   Q22ANegQ_Polarity-reversing answer by affirmative and special particle No Cansada Martin Forum
   V2 01_Declarative Verb-Second No Cansada Martin Forum
   V2 02_Interrogative Verb-Second No Cansada Martin Forum