Value Possessum-possessor

Language:
Belizean Creole
Parameter:
Order of possessor and possessum
References
Escure's 1992 materials

Examples

  1. Dog pa fi dem pap da wan big dog.
    Dog
    dog
    pa
    father
    fi
    for
    dem
    them
    pap
    pup
    da
    top
    wan
    a
    big
    big
    dog.
    dog
    These puppies' father is a big dog.

    See Escure 2004: 542

  2. A waz soprayz wen dey tel mi di prays of sement.
    A
    I
    waz
    was
    soprayz
    surprised
    wen
    when
    dey
    they
    tel
    tell
    mi
    me
    di
    the
    prays
    price
    of
    of
    sement.
    cement
    I was surprised when they told me the price of cement.

    See Escure 1999: 178