Value Binary pronominal politeness distinction

Language:
Bislama
Parameter:
Politeness distinctions in second-person pronouns
References
Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings; Meyerhoff 2003b

Examples

  1. yu no save shopping blong ol man wetem blong yu
    yu
    2sg
    no
    neg
    save
    can
    shopping
    shopping
    blong
    poss
    ol
    pl
    man
    man
    wetem
    with
    blong
    poss
    yu
    2sg
    You can't do everyone else's shopping and yours.

    See Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings

  2. be i gud yufala i talem olsem
    be
    but
    i
    agr
    gud
    good
    yufala
    2pl
    i
    agr
    talem
    tell
    olsem
    like
    But it's good you tell (me) this.

    See Meyerhoff 1999: 237