Value Possessum-possessor

Language:
Bislama
Parameter:
Order of possessor and possessum
References
Crowley 2004 ; Meyerhoff 2000a; Meyerhoff 2008; Meyerhoff 2003c; Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings

Examples

  1. [...] Rablar, olsem klos blong em we hemi blong lif blong banana we i drae.
    [...]
    [...]
    Rablar,
    Rablar
    olsem
    like
    klos
    clothes
    blong
    poss
    em
    3sg
    we
    rel
    hemi
    3sg.agr
    blong
    poss
    lif
    leaf
    blong
    poss
    banana
    banana
    we
    rel
    i
    agr
    drae.
    dry
    [...] [They wear] "Rablar", or (as it were) his clothes that are made of dry banana leaf.

    See Vanuatu Kaljoral Senta signage