Value Definite article is preposed

Language:
Cameroon Pidgin English
Parameter:
Position of definite article in the noun phrase
References
Escure's own knowledge

Examples

  1. Di pikin drai bad.
    Di
    art.def
    pikin
    child
    drai
    dry
    bad.
    bad
    The child is very thin.

    See Todd 1991: 23

  2. Di haus i big.
    Di
    def.art
    haus
    house
    i
    3sg.sbj
    big.
    big
    The house is big.

    See questionnaire data 1999-2000