Example 53-143

ziés à moin; tchor à li
ziés
eye
à
poss
moin;
1sg
tchor
heart
à
poss
li
3sg
my eyes; his heart
Comment:
According to Mercier (1880:381), this possessive construction with à was brought to Louisiana by the refugees from St. Domingue.
Type:
naturalistic written
Source:
Neumann-Holzschuh 1987: 148