Datapoint Belizean Creole/Pronominal and adnominal demonstratives

Da and dat commonly alternate, and are much more frequent than dis.

Values

Same forms

Example 9-63:
Yu hia dat naw, yu haf tu ʧɛk awt da sawn.
Yu
2sg
hia
hear
dat
that
naw,
now
yu
you
haf
have
tu
to
ʧɛk
check
awt
out
da
that
sawn.
sound
When you hear that, you must check out the origin of that sound.

Source: Escure 1983a: 34

Example 9-23:
Yu no pas dat ting ataal.
Yu
2sg
no
neg
pas
pass
dat
that
ting
thing
ataal.
at.all
Don’t overlook that.

Source: Escure 1983a: 34

Example 9-64:
Ker da pants fu fiks.
Ker
carry
da
that
pants
pants
fu
to
fiks.
fix
Bring those pants so they can be repaired.

Source: Escure's 1985 materials

Confidence:
Very certain