Value Overlap

Language:
Bahamian Creole
Parameter:
'Hand' and 'arm'

Examples

  1. I think that one his arm is broken.
    I
    1sg.sbj
    think
    think
    that
    comp
    one
    one
    his
    3sg.m.poss
    arm
    arm[pl]
    is
    cop
    broken.
    break.ptcp
    I think that one of his arms is broken.
  2. He can reach across the table because he has long hands.
    He
    3sg.m.sbj
    can
    mod.aux
    reach
    reach
    across
    across
    the
    art
    table
    table
    because
    because
    he
    3sg.m.sbj
    has
    have.3sg
    long
    long
    hands.
    arm.pl
    He can reach across the table because he has long arms.

    See Holm & Shilling 1982: 98

  3. [...] he did fall out one tree, and he had this hand from here to here break, yeah, and then he had from here to here break. [No way - both arms?] And - yeah, the two hand [...].
    [...]
    [...]
    he
    3sg.m.sbj
    had
    have.pst
    this
    dem
    hand
    arm
    from
    from
    here
    here
    to
    to
    here
    here
    break
    break
    [...].
    [...]
    [...] he had this arm broken from here to here [...] [yeah, both of his arms] [...].
  4. I had a Lifebuoy soap in my pocket, wrap up in a tissue. Yeah, to wash my hand when I finish.
    [...]
    [...]
    to
    to
    wash
    wash
    my
    my
    hand
    hand[pl]
    when
    when
    I
    I
    finish.
    finish
    [I had a piece of soap in my pocket, wrapped up in tissue,] to wash my hands after I had finished.