Value Differentiation

Language:
Belizean Creole
Parameter:
Predicative noun phrases and predicative locative phrases
References
Escure 1983a

Examples

  1. Di djadj n̩ di dakta da gud fren.
    Di
    the
    djadj
    judge
    and
    di
    the
    dakta
    doctor
    da
    cop.nom
    gud
    good
    fren.
    friend
    The judge and the doctor were good friends.

    See Escure's 1992 materials

  2. Onli i hɛd dɛ owta di mod.
    Onli
    only
    i
    its
    hɛd
    head
    cop.loc
    owta
    out.of
    di
    the
    mod.
    mud
    Only the (bottle) neck was protruding out of the sand bottom.

    See Escure 1983a: 37