Value Accusative alignment

Language:
Cape Verdean Creole of Brava
Parameter:
Alignment of case marking of personal pronouns
References
Lolota Brava, p.c. (2000); Maria Chiviar, p.c. (2000)

Examples

  1. Nha dona toma-m di dizaseti anu. vs. N toma Pedru di dizaseti anu.
    Nha
    my
    dona
    grandmother
    toma-m
    took-me
    di
    of
    dizaseti
    seventeen
    anu.
    year
    vs.
    vs.
    N
    I
    toma
    take
    Pedru
    Pedru
    di
    of
    dizaseti
    seventeen
    anu.
    year
    My grandmother raised me from the age of seventeen on. vs. I raised Pedru from the age of seventeen.

    See Lolota Brava, p.c. (2000)

  2. N panha-l d’idadi dja. vs. El panha katxor.
    N
    I
    panha-l
    take-her
    d’idadi
    of.age
    dja.
    already
    vs.
    vs.
    El
    he
    panha
    took
    katxor.
    dog
    I took her when she was already old. vs. He took the dog.

    See Maria Chiviar, p.c. (2000)