Value Identity

Language:
Chinese Pidgin English
Parameter:
Existential verb and transitive possession verb
References
Tong 1862: VI.59; Tong 1862: VI.48; Tong 1862: VI.57

Examples

  1. 㕭合吉卑剪米其
    You hap got pidgin makee?
    You
    2sg
    hap
    have
    got
    got
    pidgin
    pidgin
    makee?
    make
    Have you any business to do?

    See Tong 1862: VI.59

  2. 㕭吉厚乜治卑時阿打
    You got how muchee piecee order?
    You
    2sg
    got
    got
    how
    how
    muchee
    much
    piecee
    clf
    order?
    order
    How many orders have you got?

    See Tong 1862: VI.57

  3. 哈吉温必治噠
    Hap got one peachee tart.
    Hap
    have
    got
    got
    one
    art.indf
    peachee
    peach
    tart.
    tart
    There is a peach tart.

    See Tong 1862: VI.48

  4. 吉顚打鏬地化倫士
    Got ten dollar differencee.
    Got
    got
    ten
    ten
    dollar
    dollar
    differencee.
    difference
    There is ten dollars difference.

    See Tong 1862: VI.57