Value Experiencer is subject, 'fear' is verbal

Language:
Cape Verdean Creole of Santiago
Parameter:
Experiencer constructions with ‘fear’
References
Lang 2002: s.v. médu

Examples

  1. Tenba un ómi madur ki ka ta medeba.
    Ten-ba
    have-ant
    un=ómi
    art.indf=man
    madur
    mature
    ki=ka=ta=mede-ba.
    comp=neg=ipfv=fear-ant
    There was a mature man who was not afraid.
    German: Es war [einmal] ein reifer Mann, der hatte keine Angst.

    See da Silva 1987: 62