Value Identity

Language:
Cape Verdean Creole of Santiago
Parameter:
Comitatives and instrumentals
References
Lang 2012

Examples

  1. E bá Práia ku si pai.
    E=bá
    3sg=go
    Práia
    Praia
    ku=si=pai.
    with=3sg.poss=father
    He went to Praia with his father.

    See Lang 2012

  2. Ku bon tratamentu, médiku alkansa-l txeu ténpu di bida.
    Ku=bon
    with=good
    tratamentu,
    treatment
    médiku
    doctor
    alkansa=l
    reach=3sg
    txeu
    much
    ténpu
    time
    di=bida.
    of=life
    With some good treatment the doctor helped him to have a long life.
    German: Mittels einer guten Behandlung verhalf ihm der Arzt zu einem langen Leben.

    See Lang 2002: s.v. alkánsa

  3. E korta pon ku fáka.
    E=korta
    3sg=cut
    pon
    bread
    ku=fáka.
    with=knife
    He cut the bread with the/a knife.
    German: Er schnitt das Brot mit dem/einem Messer (durch).

    See Lang 2012