Value An expletive subject is used

Language:
Belizean Creole
Parameter:
Expletive subject of existential verb
References
Escure 2004

Examples

  1. I gat mora wan tiŋ we a de tiŋk bowt.
    I
    it
    gat
    got
    mora
    more.of
    wan
    one
    tiŋ
    thing
    [we
    [rel
    a
    1sg
    de
    prog
    tiŋk
    think
    bowt
    about
    _].
    _]
    There is more than one thing that I'm thinking about.

    See Escure 2004: 531

  2. Yu had di djadj yu had dis seym gavmɛn laya.
    Yu
    2sg
    had
    had
    di
    the
    djadj
    judge
    yu
    2sg
    had
    had
    dis
    this
    seym
    same
    gavmɛn
    government
    laya.
    lawyer
    There was the judge, and there was that government lawyer.

    See Escure's 1992 materials