Example 6-5

dis book, dat book, dem book
dis
dem.sg.prox
book,
book
dat
dem.sg.dist
book,
book
dem
dem.dist.pl
book
book
this book, that book, those books

Comment:
"A few older speakers who also speak French Creole have only 'that' for the singular - i.e. they have no distinction between proximate and remote demonstratives." (Solomon 1993: 49)
Type:
naturalistic written
Source:
Solomon 1993