Example 36 of Zenzontepec Chatino

Example Verb meaning Example of...
(36)
Tyāʔná ka tī kwaʔą nyaʔa lyakwā nkatūkwáwą wiʔ?
tyāʔná
unfortunate
k-a
POT-be
EMPH
kwaʔą
2PL
nyaʔa
HAB.see(.3)
lyakwā
why
nkā-tūkwá=wą
CPL.CAUS-be.inside=2PL
wiʔ
there
‘Too bad for you guys, why did you plant (corn) there?’
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Object omission alternation