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DET: determiner

Determiners are words that modify nouns or noun phrases and express the reference of the noun phrase in context.

The determiners of Bambara include :

All determiners, exept dɔ́ron, can function as pronouns.

Examples

*Mùsó dɔ́bɛ́ dɔ́kili dá. “A (some) woman sings”.

Dɔ́rɔn can modify the whole clause, in this case, it functions like an adverb.

Example

*_Fàntá yé dɔ́kili dá dɔ́rɔn kà tàa só. ‘Fanta just sang a song and then went home’.


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