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Topicalization

Any noun in a sentence can be topicalized. Just place it at the beginning of the sentence with the preposition sy (regarding) and wherever else that noun would occur, replace it with the pronoun mas (said).

Sy dasu, isan mias napysh.
Regarding mouse, eat said(past) cheese(dir-obj).
Regarding the mouse, it ate the cheese.

Sy apysh, isan dasiu mas.
Regarding cheese, eat mouse(past) said(dir-obj)
Regarding the cheese, the mouse ate it.

Sy tacalna, gunti iuryg ndakhu sa masna.
Regarding brick(pl), build pig(past) house(dir-obj) made-of said(pl).
Regarding the bricks, a pig built a house out of them.
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