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Definite: definiteness or state


Definiteness is typically a feature of nouns, adjectives and articles. Its value distinguishes whether we are talking about something known and concrete, or something general or unknown. It can be marked on definite and indefinite articles, or directly on nouns, adjectives etc.

The Pomak definite article gives only enclitic forms; as an affix of the word on which it depends syntactically, it forms a single morphological unit with it. Definiteness is realised with three different forms
(-s/-t/-n) depending on the Deixis denoted(see ). Ας σημειωθεί ότι η Πομακική δεν έχει συμφωνία οριστικότητας, e.g. kámatnyjen červén trendráfel je zøl da véne “the nice red roses are wilting”.

The Pomak adjective adín / anná / annó “a” is used as the indefinite article and is assigned the tag DET. However, lack of an article is also understood as indefiniteness.

Ind: indefinite


Def: definite


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