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Xdp«! xd=p«! pdp«! pd=p«! mdp«! md=p«! ghp«! gd=p«! ptvp«! pt=p«! genitive =x`p« mx`p«! r`p«! jdx`p«! m=x`p«! s=x`p«! 'jhx`p«20( jh=x`p«! xdx`p«! xd=x`p«! pdx`p«! pd=x`p«! mdx`p«! md=x`p«! gdx`p«! }ghx`p«! gd=x`p«! ptx`p«! pt=x`p«! emphatic =t« m«t«! m=t«! x«t«! xd=t«! pdt«! pd=t«! m«t«! md=t«! ght«! gd=t«! ptv«! pt=t«! s«t«! s=t«! jht«! jh=t«! The genitive pronouns can function as either the pre-head possessor within an NP (45) or stand alone as an NP in their own right (46). The forms in the last row, labelled emphatic32, do not occur in isolation but follow the first of the two genitive forms to provide an emphatic, often contrastive, focus on the referent (47).

V«flp«! gthxh!

26 Order being determined by topicality factors (Halliday’s psychological) and their default assignment matching grammatical functions. 27 This clause is still very heavy and could possibly be explained by claiming that a purpose clause ‘for Shem and I to go to Nadzab by jet’ has been postposed and its verb omitted leaving the three NPs stranded after the main clause. hpt does not bear the object marker =d. 27 By default, the most focal position in the clause is the immediate pre-verbal position.

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