Value Zero and resumptive pronoun

Language:
Haitian Creole
Parameter:
Instrument relative clauses
References
Dejean 1982: 55

Examples

  1. Dyak m dyake machin nan ak li a pa bon.
    Dyak
    jack
    m
    1sg
    dyake
    lift
    machin
    car
    nan
    def
    ak
    with
    li
    3sg
    a
    def
    pa
    neg
    bon.
    good
    The jack with which I lifted the car is not good.
    French: Le cric avec lequel j'ai soulevé la voiture n'est pas bon.

    See Dejean 1982: 55

  2. Kouto m koupe vyann nan ak li a pa file.
    Kouto
    knife
    m
    1sg
    koupe
    cut
    vyann
    meat
    nan
    def
    ak
    with
    li
    3sg
    a
    def
    pa
    neg
    file.
    sharpen
    The knife with which I cut up the meat is not sharp.
    French: Le couteau avec lequel j'ai coupé la viande n'est pas aiguisé.

    See Dejean 1982: 55