Value Old generic-noun-based indefinites continuing somebody/something

Language:
Belizean Creole
Parameter:
Indefinite pronouns
References
Escure 1983a

Examples

  1. Yu hia samtn̩ de krich krich ina mangru.
    Yu
    you
    hia
    hear
    samtn̩
    something
    de
    prog
    krich
    screech
    krich
    screech
    ina
    in
    mangru.
    mangrove
    You hear a screeching noise in the mangrove.

    See Escure 1983a: 34

  2. Sambodi me wan pik it in.
    Sambodi
    somebody
    me
    ant
    wan
    fut
    pik
    pick
    it
    it
    in.
    in
    Somebody would have picked it up.

    See Escure 2004: 536