Value Experiencer is subject

Language:
Cape Verdean Creole of Santiago
Parameter:
Experiencer constructions with ‘headache’
References
Lang 2002: s.v. dór, due

Examples

  1. Mudjer rusponde m’el tene dór di kabésa ku fébri.
    Mudjer
    woman
    rusponde
    answer
    m=el=tene
    comp=3sg=have
    dór
    pain
    di=kabésa
    of=head
    ku=fébri.
    with=fever
    The woman replied that she had a headache and fever.

    See da Silva 1987: 215

  2. E sta ku dór di odju.
    E=sta
    3sg=be
    ku=dór
    with=pain
    di=odju.
    of=eye
    His eye hurts.

    See Lang 2002: s.v. dór