Value No co-occurrence

Language:
Creolese
Parameter:
Co-occurrence of demonstrative and definite article
References
Rickford 1987: 131, lines 252-253 ; Rickford 1987: 132, line 266

Examples

  1. wel, dis big mongkii, hii tek sompn ou dis jrom, an dash om in di riva.
    wel,
    well
    dis
    prox.dem
    big
    big
    mongkii,
    monkey
    hii
    he
    tek
    take
    sompn
    something
    ou
    out
    dis
    prox.dem
    jrom,
    drum
    an
    and
    dash
    throw
    om
    it
    in
    in
    di
    the
    riva.
    river
    Well, this big monkey, he took something out of this drum, and threw it into the river.

    See Rickford 1987: 131, lines 252-253

  2. sins wen mii na bin baarn yeet, mamii in bai da mashiin
    sins
    since
    wen
    when
    mii
    I
    na
    not
    bin
    pst
    baarn
    born
    yeet,
    yet
    mamii
    mommy
    in
    pst
    bai
    buy
    da
    dist.dem
    mashiin
    machine
    Even before I was born Mummy bought that machine.

    See Rickford 1987: 132, line 266