Value Demonstrative identical to definite article

Language:
Cape Verdean Creole of Brava
Parameter:
Co-occurrence of demonstrative and definite article
References
Argi Avera field work corpus 2000

Examples

  1. Kel rapas la e ladron, e malandru.
    Kel
    the
    rapas
    man
    la
    there
    e
    is
    ladron,
    thief
    e
    is
    malandru.
    dishonest
    That man is a thief, he is dishonest.

    See Argi Avera field work corpus 2000

  2. E kel mizeria.
    E
    is
    kel
    that
    mizeria.
    poverty
    It is that poverty.

    See Artur, p.c. (2000)