Value Definite article distinct from demonstratives

Language:
Guyanais
Parameter:
Definite articles
References
Fauquenoy 1972

Examples

  1. kaz-a, sa kaz-a, wonm-an, sa wonm-an, kaz-ya, sa kaz-ya, moun-yan, sa moun-yan
    kaz-a,
    house-def
    sa
    dem
    kaz-a,
    house-dem
    wonm-an,
    man-def
    sa
    dem
    wonm-an,
    man-dem
    kaz-ya,
    house-def.pl
    sa
    dem
    kaz-ya,
    house-dem.pl
    moun-yan,
    people-def
    sa
    dem
    moun-yan
    people-dem.pl
    the house, this/that house, the man, this/that man, the houses, these/those houses, the people, these/those people
  2. liv Cyril a
    liv
    book
    Cyril
    Cyril
    a
    def
    Cyril's book
  3. sa kaz-a
    sa
    dem
    kaz-a
    house-def.art
    this house