Value Overlap

Language:
Bahamian Creole
Parameter:
'Body hair' and 'feather'
References
Holm & Shilling 1982: 73-4

Examples

  1. Those chicks beginning to feather.
    Those
    dem
    chicks
    chick.pl
    beginning
    begin.prog
    to
    to
    feather.
    feather
    Those chickens are getting feathers.

    See Holm & Shilling 1982: 73

  2. He getting little feathers.
    He
    3sg.m.sbj
    getting
    get.prog
    little
    little
    feathers.
    feather.pl
    He’s getting facial and body hair (i.e. he’s entering puberty).

    See Holm & Shilling 1982: 74

  3. hair
    hair
    hair
    (body) hair