Value Adpositional or case marking of possessor

Language:
Belizean Creole
Parameter:
Marking of possessor noun phrases
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. Di leydi me de waʧ a wid wan sayd a i ayz.
    Di
    the
    leydi
    lady
    me
    ant
    de
    prog
    waʧ
    watch
    a
    him
    wid
    with
    wan
    one
    sayd
    side
    a
    of
    i
    her
    ayz.
    eyes
    The lady was watching him sideways.

    See Escure's 1980s materials