A Tour Through Pinuyo (VI): Participles

Nominal (present participle)

 

The person (or thing) singing;
(the singer)

The (person or) thing being sung;
(the song)

 

The person (or thing) being sung to;
(the "recipient")

The person or thing being sung about;
(the song topic)

Nominal (past participle)

 

The person (or thing) having sung

The (person or) thing having been sung

 

The person (or thing) having been sung to

The person or thing having been sung about

Adjectival (present participle)

 

singing

A book (telling) about war.

   

I see my father working in the shed.

 

being sung

the book that is (being) given to me

 

being sung to

the child being sung to about the hero

 

being sung about

The war mentioned (=told about) in this book.

Adjectival (past participle)

 

having sung

 
 

having been sung

 
 

having been sung to

 
 

having been sung about

 

Adverbial (manner)

 

singing

He read smiling(ly).

 

being sung

 
 

being sung to

 
 

being sung about

 

Nominal (gerund)

 

the (act of) singing

Working in the garden doesn't fit you.

 

the (act of) having sung

 


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Take a Tour I: Word Types
Take a Tour II: Building Sentences
Take a Tour III: Joining Sentences I
Take a Tour IV: Joining Sentences II
Take a Tour V: Verb Tense, Aspect and Mood
Take a Tour VI: Participles
Vocabulary
Alphabet (Pronunciation hints)
The Babel text
A thank you to Helmi


Author: René Uittenbogaard.