anu marking relative clauses

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at
Sat Mar 4 12:27:51 UTC 2000

On Wed, 01 Mar 2000 10:54:49 +0800, aclynes at wrote:
>On anu as a relative clause marker, thanks to those who responded.
>My question was badly worded.  It should be:
>Older speakers of Brunei Malay appear to use /anu/ as a relative clause
>marker.  Blust 1974 reports a form /anuq/ 'which' in the related language
>Is a cognate form with the same function, i.e. marking relative clauses,
>found elsewhere?

In Sundanese, the relative clause marker is /anu/ or /nu/.  And doesn't
Balinese have the cognate /ane/?


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