Yucatec_class 4

Yucatec_class 4 - ANTH 1160 (Fall 2009): Dr. Marc Zender...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–4. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
1 ANTH 1160 (Fall 2009): Dr. Marc Zender MW, 11am-12pm Putnam Lab (PM 59-D) yucAtec mAyA PROnOunS kutùuni č ahal k’e š t’àanó ʔ ob’e ! These pronouns rock! ha ’uhukó ob’ ! They’re wicked sweet!
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
2 The Bound PRonouns Ergative (Set A) Absolutive (Set B) 1st 2nd 3rd - Set A (Ergative) pre # xes : (1) possess nouns, (2) mark the agents of transitive verbs, and (3) mark the subjects of imperfective intransitive verbs. - Set B (Absolutive) su $ xes : (1) mark the subjects of perfective intransitive verbs (“split ergativity”), (2) mark the subjects of stative/ equational constructions, and (3) mark patients of transitive verbs. Set A (Ergative) pre # xes : (1) possess nouns e.g., oto č “home” (note the presence of glides -w- and -y- ) i ŋ w -oto č my home” aw -oto č your home” uy- oto č his/her/its home” k- ʔ oto č our home” aw- oto č - é ʔ e š y’all’s home” uy- oto č - ó ʔ ob’ “their home” e.g., pàal “child” (note the absence of glides -w- and -y- ) im -pàal my child” a -pàal your child” u- pàal his/her/its child” k- pàal our child” a- pàal- é ʔ e š y’all’s child” u- pàal- ó ʔ ob’ “their child”
Background image of page 2
3 Set A (Ergative) pre # xes : (2) mark the agents of transitive verbs. e.g., ʔ il “to see” (a transitive verb root) táan i ŋ w- il-ik-Ø I am seeing him/her/it” táan aw- il-ik-Ø you are seeing him/her/it” táan uy- il-ik-Ø he/she is seeing him/her/it” táan k- ʔ il-ik-Ø we are seeing him/her/it” táan aw- il-ik-Ø- é ʔ e š y’all are seeing him/her/it” táan uy -il-ik-Ø- ó ʔ ob’ they are seeing him/her/it” e.g., muk “to bury” (a transitive verb root) táan in- muk-ik-Ø I am burying him/her/it” táan a- muk-ik - Ø you are burying him/her/it” táan u -muk-ik-Ø he/she is burying him/her/it” táan k -muk-ik-Ø we are burying him/her/it” táan a- muk-ik - Ø- é ʔ e š y’all are burying him/her/it” táan u -muk-ik-Ø- ó ʔ ob’ they are burying him/her/it” Set A (Ergative) pre # xes : (3) mark the subjects of imperfective intransitive verbs.
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 4
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 8

Yucatec_class 4 - ANTH 1160 (Fall 2009): Dr. Marc Zender...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 4. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online