Value Intensifiers and reflexives are identical

Language:
Gullah
Parameter:
Intensifiers and reflexive pronouns

Examples

  1. Le mi die for mesef.
    Le
    let
    mi
    1sg.obj
    die
    die
    for
    for
    mesef.
    1sg.obj.refl
    Let me die for myself.

    See Turner [1949] 2002: 270

  2. A mesef a man onda tority ob offisa wa oba me.
    A
    1sg.sbj
    mesef
    intens
    a
    a
    man
    man
    onda
    under
    tority
    authority
    ob
    of
    offisa
    officers
    wa
    what
    oba
    over
    me.
    me
    I myself am a man under the authority of officers who are over me. (Mt 8.9)

    See De Nyew Testament 2005: 25