An anaphoric clitic is a morphologically bound morpheme that:
- refers to a previously mentioned constituent, and
- fills the position of a noun phrase in a clause and is in complementary distribution with full noun phrases.
The anaphoric clitic sa- is a bound morpheme that can only appear immediately before the verb stem. It is in complementary distribution with noun phrases.
- sa - mura7@a7@y
- manungo mura7@a7@y
- *manungo sa - mura7@a7@y