Value Definite article identical to a demonstrative

Language:
Batavia Creole (Tugu)
Parameter:
Definite articles
References
Maurer 2011: 24f.

Examples

  1. Fruta patola margodju aka marga [...].
    Fruta
    fruit
    patola
    cucumber
    margodju
    bitter
    aka
    def.art
    marga
    bitter
    [...].
    [...]
    The fruit of the bitter cucumber is bitter [...].

    See Maurer 2011: 26

  2. Nosotër kontenti fay orta, tara klapa. Mas dianti nos bota aka somenti.
    Nosotër
    1pl
    kontenti
    happy
    fay
    make
    orta,
    garden
    tara
    plant
    klapa.
    coconut
    Mas
    more
    dianti
    front
    nos
    1pl
    bota
    put
    aka
    def.art
    somenti.
    seed
    We like to cultivate a garden, to plant cocounut palms. First we plant the seeds.

    See Maurer 2011: 24