Datapoint for feature 78A and language wals_code_bsq

Discuss WALS Datapoint for feature 78A and language wals_code_bsq.

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  1. David Says:

    The particle “omen” makes it explicit that the speaker is reporting what a third person has said. This evidentiality marker is always inserted in between the lexical verb and the inflected auxiliary:

    Maria joan omen da
    Mary.ABS leave omen 3SG.PRES
    “(It’s said that) Mary has left”

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