Zarina Estrada-Fernández, Mercedes Tubino Blanco, Jesús Francisco Villalpando Quiñonez. 2013. Yaqui.
In: Hartmann, Iren & Haspelmath, Martin & Taylor, Bradley (eds.)
Valency Patterns Leipzig.
Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.
(Available online at http://valpal.info/contributions/yaqu1251, Accessed on 2022-08-13.)
Characterization of flagging resources
The Yaqui language exhibits a nominative-accusative case marking on nouns and
pronouns. And also a distinction between nominative, accusative, genitive and
object-of-postposition forms in the pronominal system.
Characterization of ordering resources
The Yaqui language exhibits a preference for SOV word order. All lexical and
pronominal arguments are overtly expressed, except for third person.
Source of the data and generalizations/background of the contributor(s)
Most of the examples used in this database come from elicitation with a native
speaker of Yaqui. Some other examples (few) come from the Dictionary of
Yaqui-Spanish and Spanish-Yaqui by Estrada et al (2010). When the source of one
example is not marked, it comes from elicitation.