Example 16-180

à hiɛ dɛ fud ìn tes.
à
1sg
hiɛ
smell
art.def
fud
food
ìn
3sg.poss
tes.
smell
I smelled the food's smell.

Comment:
Hiɛ (< hear) and tes (< taste) result from substratal/adstratal influence. Ghanaian Pidgin English has an alternative possessive construction without the intervening 3rd person possessive pronoun (simple juxtaposition of possessor and possessum), but the order is the same.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Huber 1999: 211