Value Relative particle and gap

Language:
Papiá Kristang
Parameter:
Subject relative clauses
References
Baxter 1988: 110; Baxter 1988: 111; Baxter 1988: 112

Examples

  1. tantu yo sa kambra-kambradu ki ja bai skola pun ja bai fora di tera
    tantu
    many
    yo
    1sg
    sa
    gen
    kambra-kambradu
    friend-friend
    ki
    rel
    ja
    prf
    bai
    go
    skola
    school
    pun
    also
    ja
    pfv
    bai
    go
    fora
    out
    di
    of
    tera
    country
    Many of my friends who went to school, too, left the country.

    See Baxter 1988: 110

  2. aké omi keng ja beng panyá aké factory, eli bong la
    aké
    that
    omi
    man
    keng
    who
    ja
    pfv
    beng
    come
    panyá
    take
    aké
    that
    factory,
    factory
    eli
    3sg
    bong
    good
    la
    emph
    The man who came to take over the factory, he was really good.

    See Baxter 1988: 108

  3. aké machu ki ta santá nalí, eli yo sa kambradu
    aké
    that
    machu
    boy
    ki
    that
    ta
    prog
    santá
    sit
    nalí,
    there
    eli
    3sg
    yo
    1sg
    sa
    gen
    kambradu
    friend
    The boy that is sitting there is my friend.
  4. tantu yo sa kambra kambradu ki ja bai skola pun
    tantu
    many
    yo
    1sg
    sa
    gen
    kambra
    friend
    kambradu
    friend
    ki
    rel
    ja
    pfv
    bai
    go
    skola
    school
    pun
    too
    many of my friends who went to school, too

    See Baxter 1988: 110