Value Differentiation

Language:
Belizean Creole
Parameter:
Motion-to and motion-from
References
Escure 1983a

Examples

  1. Wi gu wey ina di buʃ pan len.
    Wi
    1pl
    gu
    go
    wey
    way
    ina
    to
    di
    the
    buʃ
    bush
    pan
    upon
    len.
    Lent
    We go way to the bush around Lent.

    See Escure 1983a: 42

  2. Wi kum fa mango krik.
    Wi
    1pl
    kum
    come
    fa
    from
    mango
    Mango
    krik.
    Creek
    We came from Mango Creek.

    See Escure 1983a: 55

  3. A unu me briɲ dat fa kras?
    A
    top
    unu
    2pl
    me
    ant
    briɲ
    bring
    dat
    that
    fa
    from
    kras?
    across
    Is it you that brought it from the other side?

    See Escure 1993a: 240

  4. Dey impaat krud ayl fa kras de.
    Dey
    they
    impaat
    import
    krud
    crude
    ayl
    oil
    fa
    from
    kras
    across
    de.
    there
    They import crude oil from the other side over there.

    See Escure 1993a: 241

  5. Wen wi kum fa mango krik wen wi kum a Mango Krik a siy da.
    Wen
    when
    wi
    1pl
    kum
    come
    fa
    from
    mango
    Mango
    krik
    Creek
    wen
    when
    wi
    1pl
    kum
    come
    a
    to
    Mango
    Mango
    Krik
    Creek
    a
    1sg
    siy
    see
    da.
    that
    When we came from Mango Creek, when we were at Mango Creek I see that.

    See Escure 1983a: 55