Value Differentiation

Language:
Cape Verdean Creole of Santiago
Parameter:
'Hear' and 'smell'
References
Lang 2002: s.v. obi, txera

Examples

  1. [...] brisi N obi un vós nha trás: [...].
    [...]
    [...]
    brisi
    suddenly
    N=obi
    1sg=hear
    un=vós
    art.indf=voice
    nha=trás:
    1sg.poss=behind
    [...].
    [...]
    [...] suddenly I heard a voice behind me: [...].
    German: [...] plötzlich hörte ich eine Stimme hinter mir: [...].

    See Baptista 2002: 44

  2. Tomé txera leti ki sta na jilera y fla m'e sta dretu inda.
    Tomé
    Tomé
    txera
    smell
    leti
    milk
    ki=sta
    comp=be
    na=jilera
    in=fridge
    y
    and
    fla
    say
    m=e=sta
    comp=3sg=be
    dretu
    o.k
    inda.
    still
    Tomé smelled the milk, which was in the freezer, and said it was still good.
    German: Tomé roch an der Milch, die im Eisschrank stand, und sagte, sie sei noch o.k.

    See Lang 2002: s.v. txera