Value Identity

Language:
Cape Verdean Creole of Santiago
Parameter:
Existential verb and transitive possession verb
References
Lang 2012

Examples

  1. Kel ómi la ten dinheru!
    Kel=ómi
    dem.sg=man
    la
    there
    ten
    have
    dinheru.
    money
    That man is rich (lit. That man has money)!
    German: Jener Mann hat [viel] Geld!

    See Lang 2002: s.v. ten

  2. Li ka ten lumi.
    Li
    here
    ka=ten
    neg=have
    lumi.
    fire
    There is no fire around here.

    See da Silva 1987: 129