Value Differentiation

Language:
Cape Verdean Creole of Brava
Parameter:
Predicative noun phrases and predicative locative phrases
References
Maria Chiviar, p.c. (2000); Maria Conceição Teixeira, p.c. (2000)

Examples

  1. Jematu e piskador.
    Jematu
    Jematu
    e
    cop
    piskador.
    fisherman
    Jematu is a fisherman.
  2. Miginha sta na Merka gosi ma Artur sta li.
    Miginha
    Miginha
    sta
    cop
    na
    in
    Merka
    America
    gosi
    now
    ma
    but
    Artur
    Artur
    sta
    is
    li.
    here
    Miginha is in America now but Artur is here.

    See Maria Chiviar, p.c. (2000)