Value Relative particle and resumptive pronoun

Language:
Cape Verdean Creole of Santiago
Parameter:
Instrument relative clauses
References
Lang 2012

Examples

  1. Tisora ki e korta papel ku el [...].
    Tisora
    scissors
    ki=e=korta
    comp=3sg=cut
    papel
    paper
    ku=el
    with=3sg
    [...].
    [...]
    The scissors that he cut the paper with [...].

    See Lang 2012

  2. Prufesor, óra ki óla ta kába, e ta kustuma fika ku kálsa bránka di jis, ki e ta skrebe ku el na kuádru.
    Prufesor,
    teacher
    óra
    hour
    ki=óla
    comp=period
    ta=kába,
    ipfv=end
    e=ta=kustuma
    3sg=ipfv=use
    fika
    remain
    ku=kálsa
    with=trousers
    bránka
    white
    di=jis,
    of=chalk
    ki=e=ta=skrebe
    comp=3sg=ipfv=write
    ku=el
    with=3sg.indp
    na=kuádru.
    on=blackboard
    When the lesson is over, the teacher's trousers are usually white from the chalk with which he writes on the blackboard.
    German: Wenn die Stunde zu Ende ist, ist die Hose des Lehrers gewöhnlich weiß von der Kreide, mit der er an die Tafel schreibt.

    See Lang 2002: s.v. jis