Datapoint Belizean Creole/Indefinite articles

Values

Indefinite article identical to numeral ‘one’

Example 9-58:
T. gat wan speʃl maak we i yuz.
T.
T
gat
got
wan
one
speʃl
special
maak
mark
we
rel
i
he
yuz.
use
T. has a special mark that he uses.

Source: Escure 1983a: 33

Example 9-22:
A wan pul wan mame fa tri fi yu.
A
1sg
wan
fut
pul
pull
wan
one
mame
mame
fa
from
tri
tree
fi
for
yu.
you
I will pull a mame (fruit) from the tree for you.

Source: Escure's 1985 materials

Example 9-88:
Dis badl a me wan a di bigɛs badl.
Dis
this
badl
bottle
a
top
me
ant
wan
one
a
of
di
the
bigɛs
biggest
badl.
bottle
This bottle was one of the biggest (we ever found).

Source: Escure 1993a: 235

Confidence:
Very certain