Value Overlap

Language:
Chinese Pidgin English
Parameter:
Nominal and verbal conjunction
References
Tong 1862: VI.29; Tong 1862: VI.34; Tong 1862: IV.32; Holman 1834 ; Tilden 1831-32

Examples

  1. 米灣治深舖(竹+厘)沙乎深碧加
    My wantchee some preservoo some pickle.
    My
    1sg
    wantchee
    want
    some
    some
    preservoo
    preserve
    some
    some
    pickle.
    pickle
    I want some preserves and some pickles.

    See Tong 1862: VI.29

  2. 鼻哥素米灣治(竹+厘)乎歐林砵地快也(口活)窩打罩罩
    Becauso my wantchee leavoo out room putee firewood, water, chow chow.
    Becauso
    because
    my
    1sg
    wantchee
    want
    leavoo
    leave
    out
    out
    room
    room
    putee
    put
    firewood,
    firewood
    water,
    water
    chow
    food
    chow.
    food
    For I have to leave room to put firewood, water and provisions.

    See Tong 1862: VI.34

  3. 米其士丹米其(口鬱)椏鏬爹
    Makee stand makee wait alla day.
    Makee
    make
    stand
    stand
    makee
    make
    wait
    wait
    alla
    all
    day.
    day
    You have to stand and wait there the whole day.

    See Tong 1862: IV.32

  4. 希郎希米其拍拿
    He long he makee partner.
    He
    3sg
    long
    com
    he
    3sg
    makee
    make
    partner.
    partner
    He joins him in partnership.

    See Tong 1862: IV.69

  5. He hap five piece chiloh, - three piece bull chiloh, and two piece cow chiloh.
    He
    3sg
    hap
    has
    five
    five
    piece
    clf
    chiloh,
    child
    -
     
    three
    three
    piece
    clf
    bull
    bull
    chiloh,
    child
    and
    and
    two
    two
    piece
    clf
    cow
    cow
    chiloh.
    child
    He has five children: three boys and two girls.

    See Holman 1834: 110

  6. Young mandulin man hab see she and want for make buy she.
    Young
    young
    mandulin
    mandarin
    man
    man
    hab
    pfv
    see
    see
    she
    3sg
    and
    and
    want
    want
    for
    for
    make
    make
    buy
    buy
    she.
    3sg
    The young mandarin saw her and wanted to buy her.

    See Tilden 1831-32: 767