Value Variable plural marking of human or inanimate nouns

Language:
Belizean Creole
Parameter:
Occurrence of nominal plural markers
References
Escure 1983a

Examples

  1. Ma grandfada had faiv eykaz a lan hia.
    Ma
    my
    grandfada
    grandfather
    had
    had
    faiv
    five
    eykaz
    acres
    a
    of
    lan
    land
    hia.
    here
    My grandfather had five acres of land here.

    See Escure's 1980s materials

  2. Maskin kaal op di sowdjaz dem.
    Maskin
    Maskin
    kaal
    call
    op
    up
    di
    the
    sowdjaz
    soldiers
    dem.
    them
    Maskin called up the soldiers.

    See Escure 1983a: 46