Example 11-18

Dei set dat op at a distans.
Dei
3pl
set
set
dat
dem
op
up
at
at
a
art.indf
distans.
distance
They set that up at a distance.

Comment:
This specific example was chosen because it contains the lexical item distans, which clearly shows that Nicaraguan Creole English is more acrolectal than San Andrés Creole English which uses distant both nominally and adnominally.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Nicaragua project recordings CD