Value Possessum-possessor

Language:
Haitian Creole
Parameter:
Order of possessor and possessum

Examples

  1. kay Jan an
    kay
    house
    Jan
    Jean
    an
    def
    John's house
    French: la maison de Jean
  2. Msye souse tout san bourik la.
    Msye
    mister
    souse
    suck
    tout
    all
    san
    blood
    bourik
    donkey
    la.
    def
    He sucked all the blood of the donkey.
    French: Il suça tout le sang de l'âne.

    See Fattier 1996a: 229

  3. Mwen wè machin wouj Mari a.
    Mwen
    1sg
    see
    machin
    car
    wouj
    red
    Mari
    Marie
    a.
    def
    I saw Marie's red car.
    French: J'ai vu la voiture rouge de Marie.