Value Identity

Language:
Creolese
Parameter:
Comitatives and instrumentals
References
Rickford 1987: 154, line 453 ; Rickford 1987: 160, lines 502-503

Examples

  1. wo dem go du wid twenti dala monii?
    wo
    what
    dem
    3pl
    go
    fut
    du
    do
    wid
    with
    twenti
    twenty
    dala
    dollars
    monii?
    money
    What would they do with twenty dollars?

    See Rickford 1987: 154, line 453

  2. mi fado bin a sliip wid ii in di haspital
    mi
    poss.1sg
    fado
    father
    bin
    ant
    a
    prog
    sliip
    sleep
    wid
    with
    ii
    3sg
    in
    in
    di
    the
    haspital
    hospital
    My father was sleeping with him in the hospital.

    See Rickford 1987: 160, linrd 502-503