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Indefinite partitive adjective construction
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The construction as a whole is nominal. It can function as a nominal argument to verbs, adjectives and prepositions. It is inanimate and non-count. The construction consists of two parts:

The nominal quantifier:

Example 1

a. Wat smaaklik-s
something tasty.PA
Something tasty
b. In protte nijsgjirrich-s
a lot interesting.PA
A lot of interesting things

The partitive:

Example 2

a. Wat smaaklik-s
something tasty.PA
Something tasty
b. Wat net botte smaaklik-s
something not very tasty.PA
Something not very tasty
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More details about the indefinite partitive adjective construction can be found by following the corresponding links:

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