lemÌc. Lemizh grammar and dictionary

Exercise 3 in unit 11

Translate:
The woman builds a bridge as quickly as the beaver a dam.

Solution

má byè tryxkèm sklyÌ wemyÌm fÌta [vàmym].
make-fact1 female-acc-nom2a beaver-acc-qualnom2 bridge-acc-acc2 dam-acc-qualacc2 fast-acc-fact2 [PIn−2-qualfact-qualacc3].
(‘bridge’ cannot be absorbed into the main predicate because we want to keep it out of the comparing sentence.)