Value Two-way contrast

Language:
Cape Verdean Creole of Santiago
Parameter:
Distance contrasts in demonstratives
References
Baptista 2002: 57-59

Examples

  1. Kel lápis li ê di meu, kel (lápis) la ê di bo.
    Kel=lápis
    dem.sg=pencil
    li
    here
    ê
    be
    di.meu,
    1sg.poss
    kel
    dem.sg
    (lápis)
    (pencil)
    la
    there
    ê
    be
    di=bo.
    of=2sg
    This pencil belongs to me, that (pencil) belongs to you.
    German: Dieser Bleistift hier gehört mir, jener (Bleistift) dort gehört dir.

    See Lang 2012

  2. Es lápis li ê di meu.
    Es=lápis
    dem=pencil
    li
    here
    ê
    be
    di.meu.
    1sg.poss
    This pencil belongs to me.

    See Lang 2012