Value Intensifiers and reflexives are differentiated

Language:
Cameroon Pidgin English
Parameter:
Intensifiers and reflexive pronouns
References
Ayafor 2008: 437

Examples

  1. Mary si im bodi fo lookin-glas.
    Mary
    Mary
    si
    see
    im
    3sg.poss
    bodi
    body
    fo
    for
    lookin-glas.
    mirror
    Mary saw herself in the mirror.

    See Balbina Ebong, p.c.

  2. Darekto yi sef-sef tek we go pati.
    Darekto
    director
    yi
    3sg.sbj
    sef-sef
    self-self
    tek
    take
    we
    1pl.sbj
    go
    go
    pati.
    party
    The director himself took us to the party.

    See Ayafor 2008: 437

  3. A bin go dey masef.
    A
    1sg.sbj
    bin
    pst
    go
    go
    dey
    there
    masef.
    1sg.refl
    I went there myself.

    See Balbina Ebong, p.c.