Datapoint Nicaraguan Creole English/Pronominal and adnominal demonstratives

Values

Same forms

Example 11-76:
dis seilin ship
dis
dem
seilin
sailing
ship
ship
this sailing ship

Source: Nicaragua project recordings CD

Example 11-77:
Wi wil fiks dis.
Wi
1pl
wil
fut
fiks
fix
dis.
dem
We will fix this.

Source: Nicaragua project recordings CD

Example 11-78:
G. no eksersaiz dat pawa.
G.
G.
no
neg
eksersaiz
excercise
dat
dem
pawa.
power
G. doesn’t excercise that/her power.

Source: Nicaragua project recordings CD

Example 11-79:
Horikien mash dat dong.
Horikien
hurricane
mash
mash
dat
dem
dong.
down
The hurricane mashed that down/destroyed it.

Source: Nicaragua project recordings CD

Confidence:
Very certain