Value Accusative alignment

Language:
Belizean Creole
Parameter:
Alignment of case marking of personal pronouns
References
Escure 2004

Examples

  1. Owaz kom now dat dem mos go ʃo taym fu go sho.
    Owaz
    hours
    kom
    come
    now
    now
    dat
    that
    dem
    3pl
    mos
    must
    go
    go
    ʃo
    shore
    taym
    time
    fu
    for
    go
    go
    sho.
    shore
    Hours go by so that they must go ashore, it's time to go ashore.

    See Escure 2004: CD

  2. I gaan Belize.
    I
    3sg
    gaan
    gone
    Belize.
    Belize
    He/she went to Belize.

    See Escure's 1992 materials

  3. Wɛ im wok dɛ naw?
    where
    im
    3sg
    wok
    work
    loc
    naw?
    now
    Where does he work now?

    See Escure 2004: 537

  4. If da wan big wan i iva ina di bow wid im dɛ.
    If
    if
    da
    top
    wan
    a
    big
    big
    wan
    one
    i
    he
    iva
    heave
    ina
    in
    di
    the
    bow
    bow
    wid
    with
    im
    him
    dɛ.
    there
    If it is a big one (i.e. a fish), he pulled it into the bow with him.

    See Escure 2004: CD

  5. If dey kloz op layk dat dey hav tu smɛl rɛŋk.
    If
    if
    dey
    they
    kloz
    close
    op
    up
    layk
    like
    dat
    that
    dey
    they
    hav
    have
    tu
    to
    smɛl
    smell
    rɛŋk.
    rank
    If they stay closed, they must smell bad.

    See Escure's 1980s materials

  6. Tɛl ʃi dat.
    Tɛl
    tell
    ʃi
    she
    dat.
    that
    Tell her that .
  7. Wɛn unu kom da town?
    Wɛn
    when
    unu
    2pl
    kom
    come
    da
    to
    town?
    town
    When do you come to town?

    See Escure's 1980s materials

  8. Wi freyd fa an.
    Wi
    we
    freyd
    afraid
    fa
    from
    an.
    her
    We were afraid of her.

    See Escure 1983a: 41