Value Possessum-possessor

Language:
Cape Verdean Creole of Santiago
Parameter:
Order of possessor and possessum
References
Lang 2012

Examples

  1. Mai di si maridu kontenti ku el txeu, [...].
    Mai
    mother
    di=si=maridu
    of=her=husband
    kontenti
    satisfied
    ku=el
    with=3sg
    txeu,
    very
    [...].
    [...]
    Her husband's mother was very satified with her, [...].
    German: Die Mutter ihres Mannes war sehr zufrieden mit ihr, [...].

    See da Silva 1987: 41

  2. kása di Pedru
    kása
    house
    di=Pedru
    of=Peter
    Peter’s house
    German: Peters Haus

    See Lang 2012

  3. kása-l Pedru
    kása=l
    house=of
    Pedru
    Peter
    Peter’s house
    German: Peters Haus

    See Lang 2012

  4. kása Pedru
    kása
    house
    Pedru
    Peter
    Peter’s house
    German: Peters Haus

    See Lang 2012