Value Complementizer not synchronically related to ‘say’

Language:
Haitian Creole
Parameter:
Complementizer with verbs of speaking

Examples

  1. Yo di ke y ap tiye l kanmenm.
    Yo
    3pl
    di
    say
    ke
    comp
    y
    3pl
    ap
    inacc
    tiye
    kill
    l
    3sg
    kanmenm.
    still
    They said that they'd kill him anyway.
    French: Ils ont dit qu'ils le tueraient malgré tout.

    See Valdman et al. 2007: 338