Datapoint Trinidad English Creole/Complementizer with verbs of knowing

Values

Complementizer identical to bare ‘say’ Frequency: 50.0%

Example 6-101:
Me been tink say da da Jackass way been da call he picninni.
Me been tink say da da Jackass way been da call he picninni.
1sg ant think comp Jackass rel ant call 3sg.obj child
I thought that was the Jackass which was calling its child.

Source: Winer 1993: 24

Confidence:
unspecified

Complementizer not synchronically related to ‘say’ Frequency: 50.0%

Example 6-66:
Shi nuo dat ah doh laik she.
Shi
she
nuo
know
dat
that
ah
I
doh
don't
laik
like
she.
her
She knows that I don't like her.
Example 6-102:
None a allyuh cyah say dat de risk eh dere.
None
none
a
of
allyuh
2pl
cyah
can.neg
say
say
dat
that
de
det
risk
risk
eh
neg
dere.
loc
None of you can't say that the risk is not there.
Confidence:
unspecified