Value Special reciprocal construction based on 'other'

Language:
Guadeloupean Creole
Parameter:
Reciprocal constructions

Examples

  1. Yo ka gadé yo-menm.
    Yo
    3pl
    ka
    prog
    gadé
    look
    yo-menm.
    3pl-emph
    They are looking at themselves.
  2. Yonn ka gadé lòt.
    Yonn
    one
    ka
    prog
    gadé
    look
    lòt.
    other
    They are looking at each other.
  3. Yo bo.
    Yo
    3pl
    bo.
    kiss
    They kissed (each other).
    French: Ils se sont embrassés.

    See Ludwig et al. 2002: 32