Value Relative particle and gap

Language:
Bislama
Parameter:
Object relative clauses
References
Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings; Vanuatu Weekly Hebdomadaire

Examples

  1. oli sanem toktok we mi no wantem
    oli
    agr
    sanem
    send
    tok~tok
    talk~talk
    we
    comp
    mi
    1sg
    no
    neg
    wantem
    want
    They sent word that I was unhappy about. (lit: They sent word that I did not want [to hear].)

    See Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings

  2. i gat ol pleple we ol waetman oli lanem
    i
    agr
    gat
    have
    ol
    pl
    pleple
    game
    we
    comp
    ol
    pl
    waetman
    white.man
    oli
    agr
    lanem
    learn
    There are games that white people taught [us].

    See Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings