Value Differentiation

Language:
Chinese Pidgin English
Parameter:
Comitatives and instrumentals
References
Tong 1862: VI.39; Ruschenberger 1838: 2223 ; Nicol 1822: 169

Examples

  1. 希郎温毡地文託其
    He long one gentleman talkee.
    He
    3sg
    long
    com
    one
    art.indf
    gentleman
    gentleman
    talkee.
    talk
    He is talking with a gentleman.

    See Tong 1862: VI.39

  2. Yes, sir. You have got make some pigeon with me?
    Yes,
    yes
    sir.
    sir
    You
    2sg
    have
    have
    got
    got
    make
    make
    some
    some
    pigeon
    pigeon
    with
    com
    me?
    me
    Yes, sir. Have you got any business to do with me?

    See Ruschenberger 1838: 2223