Value Complementizer not synchronically related to ‘say’

Language:
Cape Verdean Creole of Santiago
Parameter:
Complementizer with verbs of knowing
References
Lang 2012

Examples

  1. Djon sabe ma Maria sta duenti.
    Djon
    John
    sabe
    know
    ma=Maria
    comp=Mary
    sta
    be
    duenti.
    ill
    John knows that Mary is ill.

    See Lang 2012

  2. Nhos sabe ma ten txeu animal ki ê más spértu ki algen?
    Nhos=sabe
    2pl=know
    ma=ten
    comp=have
    txeu
    many
    animal
    animal
    ki
    comp
    ê
    be
    más
    more
    spértu
    intelligent
    ki=algen?
    than=person
    Do you know that there are a lot of animals who are more intelligent than people?
    German: Wisst ihr, dass es viele Tiere gibt, die intelligenter sind als der Mensch?

    See Lang 2002: s.v. algen