Value Body-part is subject

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

Examples

  1. Maridu, bariga due-m dja, [...].
    Maridu,
    husband
    bariga
    stomach
    due=m
    hurt=1sg
    dja,
    already
    [...].
    [...]
    Husband, my stomach hurts, [...].
    German: Mann, der Bauch tut mir weh, [...].

    See da Silva 1987: 151

  2. [...], N tene korpu ta due-m!
    [...],
    [...]
    N=tene
    1sg=have
    korpu
    body
    ta=due=m!
    ipfv=hurt=1sg
    [...], my body hurts!
    German: [...], der Körper tut mir weh!

    See da Silva 1987: 101