Value Special preposition plus pronoun

Language:
Cape Verdean Creole of Santiago
Parameter:
Independent pronominal possessors
References
Baptista 2002: 61 ; Quint 2000: 173

Examples

  1. Kása di nha ê pikinóti, más ê di nha.
    Kása
    house
    di=nha
    of=2sg.pol.f
    ê
    be
    pikinóti,
    small
    más
    but
    ê
    be
    di=nha.
    of=2sg.pol.f
    Your house is small, but it's yours.

    See Lang 2002: s.v. nha pron.poss.tónico

  2. Kel libru ê di kenha? – (Ê) di meu.
    Kel=libru
    this.sg=book
    ê
    be
    di=kenha?
    of=who
    (Ê)
    (be)
    di.meu.
    1sg.poss
    Whose book is this? – (It’s) mine.
    German: Wem gehört dieses Buch? – (Es gehört) mir.

    See Lang 2012

  3. Kel la ê di kenha? – Ê di nho.
    Kel=la
    dem.sg=there
    ê
    be
    di=kenha?
    of=who
    Ê
    be
    di=nho.
    of=2sg.pol.m
    Whose [food] is that? – It is yours, sir.
    German: Wessen [Essen] ist das dort? – Das ist Ihres.

    See da Silva 1987: 27/28