Value Identity

Language:
Cape Verdean Creole of Santiago
Parameter:
Noun phrase conjunction and comitative
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. Obi li, mi ku Djonsinhu li nu tene un grándi prubléma.
    Obi
    hear
    li,
    here
    mi
    1sg
    ku=Djonsinhu
    with=little.John
    li
    here
    nu=tene
    1pl=have
    un=grándi
    a=big
    prubléma.
    problem
    Listen, I and Little John, we have a big problem.
    German: Hör mal, ich und Hänschen, wir haben da ein großes Problem.

    See Lang 2002: s.v. ku

  3. Éra un bes un ómi ku si mudjer.
    Era
    be.ant
    un=bes
    art.indf=time
    un=ómi
    art.indf=man
    ku=si=mudjer.
    with=3sg.poss=woman
    Once upon a time there were a man and his wife.
    German: Es waren [einmal] ein Mann und seine Frau.

    See da Silva 1987: 27