Value Relative particle and gap

Language:
Cape Verdean Creole of Santiago
Parameter:
Subject relative clauses
References
Lang 2012; Quint 2000: 213

Examples

  1. Rapás ki sta xintádu la [...].
    Rapás
    boy
    ki
    comp
    sta
    be
    xintá-du
    seat-pass
    la
    there
    [...].
    [...]
    The boy who sits over there [...].

    See Lang 2012

  2. Kántu si mudjer korda, ki e átxa káma linpu, e txoma Iáni ki ka kudi.
    Kántu
    when
    si=mudjer
    3sg.poss=woman
    korda,
    wake.up
    ki=e=átxa
    comp=3sg=find
    káma
    bed
    linpu,
    empty
    e=txoma
    3sg=call
    Iáni
    Iáni
    ki=ka=kudi.
    comp=neg=answer
    When his wife woke up and noticed that the bed was empty, she called for Iáni, who didn't answer.
    German: Als seine Frau aufwachte und bemerkte, dass das Bett leer war, rief sie nach Iáni, der nicht antwortete.

    See da Silva 1987: 48