Value Adposition

Language:
Bislama
Parameter:
Instrumental expressions
References
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. i gat pauda ia OK? [...] yu karem long wan smol samting, olsem bun kokonas ating i bigwan tumas
    i
    agr
    gat
    have
    pauda
    powder
    ia
    def
    OK?
    OK
    [...]
    [...]
    yu
    2sg
    karem
    bring
    long
    ins
    wan
    indf
    smol
    small
    samting,
    something
    olsem
    like
    bun
    bone
    kokonas
    coconut
    ating
    probably
    i
    agr
    bigwan
    big
    tumas
    very
    There's this powder [=pollen], OK? [...] you bring it [to the flower] with something small, like a coconut leaf spine is too big.

    See Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings