Datapoint Cameroon Pidgin English/Indefinite articles

Values

Indefinite article identical to numeral ‘one’

Example 18-16:
Wan boi an wan gel di plei fo rut.
Wan
indf.art
boi
boy
an
and
wan
indf.art
gel
girl
di
ipfv
plei
play
fo
for
rut.
road
A boy and a girl are playing in the street.

Source: questionnaire data 1999-2000

Example 18-43:
wan banana, tu banana, tri banana
wan
one
banana,
banana
tu
two
banana,
banana
tri
three
banana
banana
one banana, two bananas, three bananas

Source: Todd 1991: 16

Confidence:
Very certain