Value Intensifiers and reflexives are identical

Language:
Belizean Creole
Parameter:
Intensifiers and reflexive pronouns
References
Escure 1983a

Examples

  1. Di rowp wan tay op ina i own sɛf.
    Di
    the
    rowp
    rope
    wan
    will
    tay
    tie
    op
    up
    ina
    in
    i
    its
    own
    own
    sɛf.
    self
    The rope will be all tied up (in a mess).

    See Escure 1983a: 35

  2. I lɛf bra anansi rayt dɛ ina daaknɛs widowt wan fiʃ sɛf.
    I
    3sg
    lɛf
    leave
    bra
    Brother
    anansi
    Anansi
    rayt
    right
    there
    ina
    in
    daaknɛs
    darkness
    widowt
    without
    wan
    one
    fiʃ
    fish
    sɛf.
    self
    He left Brother Anansi right there without a single fish for him (Anansi). OR: Brother Anansi was left right there without even one fish.

    See Escure 2004: CD