Value Definite article distinct from demonstratives

Language:
Haitian Creole
Parameter:
Definite articles
References
Fattier 1998: vol. 2, pp. 837-40

Examples

  1. W ap di nouvel la fè m sézi.
    W
    2sg
    ap
    inacc
    di
    say
    nouvel
    news
    la
    def
    make
    m
    1sg
    sézi.
    shocked
    You will say: The news shocked me.
    French: Tu vas dire: la nouvelle m'a choqué.

    See Fattier 1998: vol. 6, carte 1971, notice 10

  2. kreyon wouj la
    kreyon
    pencil
    wouj
    red
    la
    def
    the red pencil
    French: le crayon rouge

    See Fattier 1998: vol. 6, carte 1971, point 6

  3. Kazal la
    Kazal
    Cazale
    la
    def
    (the city of) Cazale
    French: (la ville de) Cazale

    See Fattier 1998: 837

  4. gran manchèt plat la yo
    gran
    big
    manchèt
    machete
    plat
    straight
    la
    def
    yo
    pl
    the big straight machetes
    French: les grandes machettes plates

    See Fattier 1998: 838