Value Overlap

Language:
Belizean Creole
Parameter:
Nominal plural marker and third-person-plural pronoun
References
Escure 1983a

Examples

  1. Sam a dem bway wuda gu awt.
    Sam
    some
    a
    of
    dem
    pl
    bway
    boy
    wuda
    would
    gu
    go
    awt.
    out
    Some of the boys want to go out.

    See Escure 1983a: 36

  2. Dey no wan du it.
    Dey
    3pl
    no
    neg
    wan
    want
    du
    do
    it.
    it
    They don't want to do it.

    See Escure's 1992 materials

  3. Di kwaat badl dem we yu de luk fa da no sumtin we drif.
    Di
    the
    kwaat
    quart
    badl
    bottle
    dem
    pl
    we
    rel
    yu
    2sg
    de
    hab
    luk
    look
    fa
    for
    da
    top
    no
    neg
    sumtin
    something
    we
    rel
    drif.
    drift
    The bottles that you look for, that's not something that drifts.

    See Escure 1983a: 33