Value Differentiation

Language:
Bislama
Parameter:
'Finger' and 'toe'
References
Crowley 1995; Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings

Examples

  1. i had blong yu spoelem wetem finga blong yu
    i
    agr
    had
    hard
    blong
    purp
    yu
    2sg
    spoelem
    spoil
    wetem
    with
    finga
    finger
    blong
    poss
    yu
    2sg
    It's hard to ruin it with your fingers [alone].

    See Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings

  2. hem i aksidong long trak, afta oli mas katemaot to blong hem
    hem
    3sg
    i
    agr
    aksidong
    accident
    long
    loc
    trak,
    truck
    afta
    then
    oli
    agr
    mas
    must
    katemaot
    cut.out
    to
    toe
    blong
    poss
    hem
    3sg
    He had an accident in the car and they had to amputate his toe.