Value Relative particle and gap

Language:
Bislama
Parameter:
Subject relative clauses
References
Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings

Examples

  1. i talem wan ia we i strong tumas
    i
    agr
    talem
    tell
    wan
    indf
    ia
    def
    we
    comp
    i
    agr
    strong
    strong
    tumas
    very
    He said one (=a fine) that was too heavy.

    See Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings

  2. Eni wan we i pas long kot bae oli putum hem long kalabus.
    Eni
    any
    wan
    one
    we
    comp
    i
    agr
    pas
    pass
    long
    in
    kot
    court
    bae
    irr
    oli
    agr
    putum
    put
    hem
    3sg
    long
    in
    kalabus.
    jail
    Anyone who appears in court will be put into jail.