Value Preceding word

Language:
Cape Verdean Creole of Santiago
Parameter:
Marking of pronominal possessors
References
Baptista 2002: 59-61 ; Lang 2012

Examples

  1. N ka ta kridita ma nha mudjer ê kapás di faze-m es kusa li.
    N=ka=ta=kridita
    1sg=neg=ipfv=believe
    ma=nha=mudjer
    comp=my=woman
    ê
    be
    kapás
    capable
    di=faze=m
    of=do=1sg
    es=kusa
    dem=thing
    li.
    here
    I do not believe that my wife is capable of doing such a thing to me.
    German: Ich glaube nicht, dass meine Frau fähig ist, mir so etwas anzutun.

    See da Silva 1987: 35