Value Identical complementizer

Language:
Cameroon Pidgin English
Parameter:
Complements of 'think' and 'want'
References
Bellama et al. 1983: 44

Examples

  1. A tin se dem go fo maket.
    A
    1sg.sbj
    tin
    think
    se
    comp
    dem
    3pl.sbj
    go
    go
    fo
    for
    maket.
    market
    I think they went to the market.

    See Balbina Ebong, p.c.

  2. Yu tin se yu papa go kom fo Douala?
    Yu
    2sg.sbj
    tin
    think
    se
    comp
    yu
    2sg.poss
    papa
    father
    go
    go
    kom
    come
    fo
    for
    Douala?
    Douala
    Do you think that your father will come to Douala?

    See Balbina Ebong, p.c.

  3. Yu wan se mek yu papa kom fo Douala?
    Yu
    2sg.sbj
    wan
    want
    se
    comp
    mek
    make
    yu
    2sg.poss
    papa
    father
    kom
    come
    fo
    for
    Douala?
    Douala
    Do you want your father to come to Douala?

    See Balbina Ebong, p.c.