Value Possessum-possessor

Language:
Creolese
Parameter:
Order of possessor and possessum
References
Rickford 1987: 180, line 736 ; Rickford 1987: 68

Examples

  1. di kova fo(r) am laas
    di
    the
    kova
    cover
    fo(r)
    poss
    am
    3sg
    laas
    lose
    Its cover is lost.
  2. di kova fo di pat laas
    di
    def
    kova
    cover
    fo
    poss
    di
    def
    pat
    pot
    laas
    lose
    The pot cover is lost.

    See Rickford 1987