Value Typical passive construction

Language:
Cape Verdean Creole of Brava
Parameter:
Passive constructions
References
Jose Martins, p.c. (2000); Maria Chiviar, p.c. (2000)

Examples

  1. Kel k’e dinheru ki podu na kaxa.
    Kel
    this
    k’e
    comp.is
    dinheru
    money
    ki
    comp
    podu
    put
    na
    in
    kaxa.
    account
    That was the money that was put in the bank account.

    See Maria Chiviar, p.c. (2000)

  2. Na setenti sinku ki dadu independensia.
    Na
    in
    setenti
    seventy
    sinku
    five
    ki
    that
    dadu
    given
    independensia.
    independence
    It was in seventy five that we were given our independence.

    See Jose Martins, p.c. (2000)