Value Definite article distinct from demonstratives

Language:
Creolese
Parameter:
Definite articles
References
Rickford 1987: 147 (line 350) ; Rickford 1987: 147 (line 351)

Examples

  1. wai dem kyaan go in di bangk an jraa monii?
    wai
    why
    dem
    they
    kyaan
    can't
    go
    go
    in
    in
    di
    def.art
    bangk
    bank
    an
    and
    jraa
    draw
    monii?
    money
    Why can't they go in the bank and withdraw money?

    See Rickford 1987: 147 (line 350)

  2. wel a da! a da wa mii se!
    wel
    well
    a
    it's
    da!
    dem
    a
    it's
    da
    dem
    wa
    what
    mii
    I
    se!
    say
    Well that's it! That's what I say!

    See Rickford 1987: 147 (line 351)