Value Definite article is preposed

Language:
Cape Verdean Creole of Santiago
Parameter:
Position of definite article in the noun phrase
References
Baptista 2002: 24-35 ; Lang 2012

Examples

  1. Bá la na kuxera, djobe kel kabálu más mufinu ki sta la, bu ben ku el.
    go
    la
    there
    na=kuxera,
    in=stable
    djobe
    search
    kel=kabálu
    dem.sg=horse
    más
    most
    mufinu
    bad
    ki=sta
    comp=be
    la,
    there
    bu=ben
    2sg=come
    ku=el.
    with=3sg
    Go into the stable there, look for the worst horse that is there, and bring it here.
    German: Geh in den Stall dort, such das schlechteste Pferd, das dort ist, und komm mit ihm.

    See da Silva 1987: 89