Value Experiencer is subject

Language:
Haitian Creole
Parameter:
Experiencer constructions with ‘headache’
References
Fattier 1998: vol. 1, p. 150

Examples

  1. M gen yon tètfèmal.
    M
    1sg
    gen
    have
    yon
    def
    tètfèmal.
    head.do.bad
    I have a headache.
    French: J'ai mal à la tête.

    See Valdman et al. 1996: 172

  2. Si e pa danfèmal li genyen, e kèk maladi.
    Si
    if
    e
    hl
    pa
    neg
    danfèmal
    toothache
    li
    3sg
    genyen,
    have
    e
    it's
    kèk
    some
    maladi.
    sickness
    If it's not a toothache he has, it is some sickness.
    French: Si c'est pas mal aux dents qu'il a, c'est quelque maladie.

    See Fattier 1998: vol. 3,

  3. M a lalin mwen.
    M
    1sg
    a
    with
    lalin
    moon
    mwen.
    1sg.poss
    I have my period.
    French: J'ai mes règles.

    See Fattier 1996a: 222

  4. Y a kolik yo.
    Y
    3pl
    a
    with
    kolik
    period
    yo.
    3pl.poss
    They have their period.
    French: Elles ont leur règles.

    See Fattier 1996a: 223

  5. Ou gen maltèt.
    Ou
    2sg
    gen
    have
    maltèt.
    headache
    You have a headache.
    French: Tu as mal à la tête.

    See Fattier 1998: vol. 3, p. 339