Value Two-way contrast

Language:
Nicaraguan Creole English
Parameter:
Distance contrasts in demonstratives
References
Holm 1978: 279

Examples

  1. di ring
    di
    dem
    ring
    ring
    this ring

    See nd

  2. iin dat wie
    iin
    in
    dat
    dem
    wie
    way
    in that way

    See nd

  3. iina disya jongl
    iina
    in
    dis-ya
    dem-emph
    jongl
    jungle
    in this very jungle
  4. dis hous; disya hous; dat hous; datde hous; dat hous de
    dis
    dem
    hous;
    house
    dis-ya
    dem-emph
    hous;
    house
    dat
    dem
    hous;
    hous
    dat-de
    dem-emph
    hous;
    hous
    dat
    dem
    hous
    house
    de
    emph
    this house; this very house; that house; that very house; that very house