Value Adjective is marked

Language:
Haitian Creole
Parameter:
Comparative adjective marking
References
Fattier 2006a: 152

Examples

  1. Li wo men gen pli wo pase l.
    Li
    3sg
    wo
    big
    men
    but
    gen
    there.is
    pli
    more
    wo
    big
    pase
    surpass
    l.
    3sg
    He/She is tall, but there are taller people than him/her.
    French: Il/Elle est grand(e) mais il y a plus grand(e) que lui/elle.

    See Fattier 1998: 943

  2. Li pi rich pase m.
    Li
    3sg
    pi
    more
    rich
    rich
    pase
    surpass
    m.
    1sg
    He/She is richer than me.
    French: Il/Elle est plus riche que moi.
  3. Lisyèn pi gran pase m lontan.
    Lisyèn
    Lucienne
    pi
    more
    gran
    big
    pase
    surpass
    m
    1sg
    lontan.
    long.time
    Lucienne is by far taller than me.
    French: Lucienne est plus grande que moi de beaucoup.

    See Fattier 1998: 943