Some articles on negative, adverb, negative adverb:
... a) Verb negative construction In all dialects except Kalau Kawau Ya, the verb negative is the nominalised privative form of the verbal noun ... Kalau Kawau Ya dialect uses the verbal noun privative form as an invariable verb negative The Kalau Kawau Ya dialect has the tenses and aspects listed in the section on verb morphology ... dialect also has a 'last night' tense, where the adverb bungil last night has become grammaticalised as a verb ending, following the example of the adverb ngùl yesterday, which ...
... To negate a verb, the negative adverb câ /kɐ/ is used after the subject and before any verbal actualizer ... /bu kɐ baj/ “You haven’t gone.” In the Santo Antão variant, the negative adverb is n’ /n/ ... /bo n bɛ/ “You haven’t gone.” In imperative sentences the negative adverb câ /kɐ/ is always in the beginning ...
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