Value Possessum-possessor

Language:
Kriol
Parameter:
Order of possessor and possessum
References
Hudson 1985: 70-73; Sandefur 1979: 156

Examples

  1. matha blanga Barbara
    matha
    mother
    blanga
    poss
    Barbara
    Barbara
    Barbara's mother
  2. Ai bin faindim det kap bla det wumun.
    Ai
    1sg
    bin
    pst
    faind-im
    find-tr
    det
    dem
    kap
    cup
    bla
    dat/poss
    det
    dem
    wumun.
    woman
    I found the woman's cup.

    See Hudson 1985: 71

  3. san blanga olmen
    san
    son
    blanga
    dat/poss
    olmen
    older.man
    the son of the man

    See Sandefur 1979: 156