Value Particle marking

Language:
Belizean Creole
Parameter:
Comparative standard marking
References
Escure 2004

Examples

  1. I ʧipa a if yu impaat it fa owtsayd, rayt?
    I
    3sg
    ʧipa
    cheaper
    a
    than
    if
    if
    yu
    2sg
    impaat
    import
    it
    it
    fa
    from
    owtsayd,
    outside
    rayt?
    right
    It's cheaper than if you import it from outside, right?

    See Escure 1993a: 241

  2. I da no li bway i olda dan yu.
    I
    3sg
    da
    top
    no
    neg
    li
    little
    bway
    boy
    i
    3sg
    olda
    older
    dan
    than
    yu.
    2sg
    He is not a little boy, he is older than you.

    See Escure's 1985 materials