Value Indefinite article identical to numeral ‘one’

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

Examples

  1. A wan pul wan mame fa tri fi yu.
    A
    1sg
    wan
    fut
    pul
    pull
    wan
    one
    mame
    mame
    fa
    from
    tri
    tree
    fi
    for
    yu.
    you
    I will pull a mame (fruit) from the tree for you.

    See Escure's 1985 materials

  2. T. gat wan speʃl maak we i yuz.
    T.
    T
    gat
    got
    wan
    one
    speʃl
    special
    maak
    mark
    we
    rel
    i
    he
    yuz.
    use
    T. has a special mark that he uses.

    See Escure 1983a: 33

  3. Dis badl a me wan a di bigɛs badl.
    Dis
    this
    badl
    bottle
    a
    top
    me
    ant
    wan
    one
    a
    of
    di
    the
    bigɛs
    biggest
    badl.
    bottle
    This bottle was one of the biggest (we ever found).

    See Escure 1993a: 235