Value The complement subject is left implicit

Language:
Cameroon Pidgin English
Parameter:
‘Want’ complement subjects
References
Ayafor 2008: 439

Examples

  1. Pasto wan preya fo yu.
    Pasto
    pastor
    wan
    want
    preya
    pray
    fo
    for
    yu.
    you
    The pastor would like to pray for you.

    See Ayafor 2008: 439

  2. Dan wan bi president fo America.
    Dan
    Dan
    wan
    want
    bi
    cop
    president
    president
    fo
    for
    America.
    America
    Dan wants/would like to be the President of the United States.

    See Bellama et al. 1983: 39

  3. A wan go fo maket.
    A
    1sg.sbj
    wan
    want
    go
    go
    fo
    for
    maket.
    market
    I want to go to the market.

    See Balbina Ebong, p.c.