KEY TO ABBREVIATIONS IN DIALOGS


The Tzotzil dialogs are written in a Spanish-based practical orthography, which is slightly normalized. The following abbreviations occur in the morpheme-by-morpheme glosses.

1 1st person
2 2nd person
3 3rd person
A absolutive cross-index
ART article
AUX auxiliary
BEN benefactive, ditransitive suffix
CL clitic
CP completive aspect
DIR directional clitic
E ergative/possessive prefix
ICP incompletive aspect
NEG negative
NT neutral aspect
PF perfect/resultative suffix
PL plural
PREP generalized preposition
PT particle
QUOT quotative (evidential) clitic
REL generalized relator clitic
SBJ subjunctive affix
SUBJ subjunctive suffix


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