Value Optional vocative marker preceding noun

Language:
Bahamian Creole
Parameter:
Vocative markers

Examples

  1. They mus'e is be way to bottom of the sea, hey, the jellyfish.
    They
    3pl.sbj
    mus'e
    adv
    is
    hab
    be
    cop.inf
    way
    way
    to
    to
    bottom
    bottom
    of
    of
    the
    the
    sea
    sea
    [...].
    [...]
    They must live way down there at the bottom of the sea [...].
  2. Eh, bullah?
    Eh,
    hey
    bullah?
    brother
    Hey, brother?

    See Holm & Shilling 1982: 102