Value Only iconic functions

Language:
Cape Verdean Creole of Brava
Parameter:
Functions of reduplication
References
Baptista 2003: 180; Veiga 1987: 210

Examples

  1. El saí faxi-faxi.
    El
    he
    saí
    leave
    faxi~faxi.
    quickly~quickly
    He left very quickly.

    See Baptista 2003

  2. Gentis lebadu bárku-bárku, es more mónti-mónti.
    Gentis
    people
    lebadu
    carried
    bárku~bárku,
    boat~boat
    es
    they
    more
    died
    mónti~mónti.
    heap~heap
    People were carried away boat after boat, they died in numbers.

    See Veiga 1987: 210

  3. N kre mininus dos dos.
    N
    I
    kre
    want
    mininus
    children
    dos~dos.
    two~two
    I want children by pairs.
  4. fusku; fusku fusku
    fusku;
    drunk
    fusku~fusku
    dawn~dawn
    drunk; dawn

    See Baptista (2003)