Example 11-74

Diiz likl gyal no nou wat iz a beebi.
Diiz
dem.pl
likl
little
gyal
girl
no
neg
nou
know
wat
what
iz
cop.prs
a
art.indf
beebi.
baby
These little girls don’t know what a baby is.
Comment:
Note the acrolectal demonastrative diiz. Holm (1978: 279 and Appendix) lists only dem(-ya/-de) for the plural.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Nicaragua project recordings CD