Value Prepositions

Language:
Chinese Pidgin English
Parameter:
Order of adposition and noun phrase
References
Tong 1862: VI.41; Tong 1862: VI.51; Tong 1862: VI.55

Examples

  1. 㕭(口件)郎米結治温卑士豁杯
    You can long my catchee one piecee good boy?
    You
    2sg
    can
    can
    long
    ben
    my
    1sg
    catchee
    catch
    one
    art.indf
    piecee
    clf
    good
    good
    boy?
    boy
    Can you get me a good boy?

    See Tong 1862: VI.51

  2. 希麽必打忒其都卑時沽厘郎希
    He more better takee two piecee coolie long he.
    He
    3sg
    more
    more
    better
    better
    takee
    take
    two
    two
    piecee
    clf
    coolie
    coolie
    long
    com
    he.
    3sg
    He better take two coolies with him.

    See Tong 1862: VI.55