Value Co-occurrence with predicate negation

Language:
Cape Verdean Creole of Santiago
Parameter:
Negation and indefinite pronouns
References
Baptista 2002: 116-119

Examples

  1. Náda ka ta leba-m dexa nhas fidju.
    Náda
    nothing
    ka=ta=leba=m
    neg=ipfv=carry=1sg
    dexa
    abandon
    nha-s=fidju.
    my-pl=child
    Nothing will make me abandon my children.

    See Lang 2002: s.v. leba

  2. Algen mal lobádu, ningen ka ta kre da-l náda, [...].
    Algen
    someone
    mal
    badly
    lobá-du,
    thank-pass
    ningen
    nobody
    ka=ta=kre
    neg=ipfv=want
    da=l
    give=3sg
    náda,
    nothing
    [...].
    [...]
    To an ungrateful person, nobody wants to give anything, [...].

    See Lang 2002: s.v. loba

  3. Ka ta fase náda!
    Ka=ta=fase
    neg=ipfv=make
    náda!
    nothing
    It doesn't matter!
    Portuguese: Não faz mal!

    See Lang 2002: s.v. náda