relativeclauses - Relative Clauses 1 Introduction Examples...

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1 Introduction Examples i. They chased the man that asked them for money. ii. The woman that bought the car is a sailor. iii. The friend who arrived yesterday will leave tomorrow. iv. The girl whom you insulted is suing you. v. The dog whose food you ate has complained to me. vi. The poem I read reminds me of my lover. Strategies for relativization in Kiswahili 1. amba-RM 2. TNS -RM-V- 3. V-RM 2 Amba- Relatives Equivalent to English that as in: The book that I read was written by Shaaban Robert. Kitabu ambacho nilikisoma kiliandikwa na Shaaban Robert. It appears after the noun it modifies An agreement marker (Relative Marker or RM) is attached as a suffix to amba- Zoezi la Kwanza Supply the relative clause. Tumia amba- 1. Mgeni amba___ ………………. . ……………. ameondoka. 2. Tuliiona nyumba amba_____ …………………………………. . 3. Wageni waliipenda bustani amba______ ……………………… 4. Wananchi watawachagua viongozi amba___ …………………… 5. Tumemaliza kazi amba___ …………………………………… 6. Habari amba___ …………………………… zilitutisha sana. 7. Kozi amba___ ……………………………. zilimwandaa kwa kazi yake mpya 8. Viatu amba____ …………………………… vinatoka Thailand. 9.
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This note was uploaded on 08/07/2009 for the course AFR 450a taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Michigan State University.

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