Value Two-way contrast

Language:
Cape Verdean Creole of São Vicente
Parameter:
Distance contrasts in demonstratives
References
Swolkien 2012

Examples

  1. Vint y tres d'es mes [...].
    Vint
    twenty
    y
    and
    tres
    three
    de
    of
    es
    prox.sg
    mes
    month
    [...].
    [...]
    On the twenty-third of this month [...].
    Portuguese: No dia vinte e três deste mês [...].

    See Swolkien 2012

  2. Y kel altura asin, bosê tinha fidj?
    Y
    and
    kel
    dist
    altura
    time
    asin,
    like
    bosê
    2sg.pol
    tinha
    have.pst
    fidj?
    child
    And at that time, did you have children?
    Portuguese: E naquela altura, o senhor tinha filhos?

    See Swolkien 2012