Value Identity

Language:
Haitian Creole
Parameter:
Predicative noun phrases and predicative locative phrases
References
DeGraff 2007: 104

Examples

  1. Pyè doktè Okanada.
    Pyè
    Pierre
    doktè
    doctor
    Okanada.
    in.Canada
    Pierre is a doctor in Canada.
    French: Pierre est médecin au Canada.

    See Damoiseau 1985: 14

  2. Elifèt nan jaden an.
    Elifèt
    Elifèt
    nan
    in
    jaden
    garden
    an.
    def
    Elifèt is in the garden.
    French: Elifèt est dans le jardin.

    See DeGraff 2007: 104

  3. Timoun yo nan lakou a.
    Timoun
    child
    yo
    def.pl
    nan
    in
    lakou
    courtyard
    a.
    def
    The children are in the courtyard.
    French: Les enfants sont dans la cour.

    See Damoiseau 1985: 16

  4. Li bò kay la.
    Li
    he
    is.next.to
    kay
    house
    la.
    def
    He is next to the house.
    French: Il est à côté de la maison.

    See Damoiseau 1985: 16

  5. Pyè se doktè.
    Pyè
    Pierre
    se
    SE
    doktè.
    doctor
    Pierre is a doctor.
    French: Pierre est médecin.

    See Damoiseau 1985: 14