Value No complementizer

Language:
Guadeloupean Creole
Parameter:
Complementizer with verbs of speaking
References
Ludwig et al. 2001: 343-354; Ludwig et al. 2001

Examples

  1. I di i ké vini.
    I
    3sg
    di
    say
    i
    3sg
    fut
    vini.
    come
    He said he will come.
  2. ou ka di yo pa'a ni tan travay
    ou
    2sg
    ka
    ipfv
    di
    say
    yo
    3pl
    pa'a
    neg.ipfv
    ni
    have
    tan
    time
    travay
    work
    You say that they don't have time to work.
    French: Tu veux dire qu'ils n'ont pas le temps de faire leur travail. (Ludwig et al. 2001: 112)

    See Ludwig et al. 2001: 86