Datapoint Nicaraguan Creole English/Marking of pronominal possessors

Values

Preceding word

Example 11-94:
Mai mama se dat haar grani mama woz fram Jamieka.
Mai
1sg.poss
mama
mother
se
say
dat
comp
haar
3sg.poss.f
grani
granny
mama
mother
woz
cop.pst
fram
from
Jamieka.
Jamaica
My mother told me that her grandmother was from Jamaica.

Source: Nicaragua project recordings CD

Example 11-95:
Wen unu gat unu piknini [...].
Wen
when
unu
2pl
gat
get
unu
2pl.poss
piknini
child
[...].
[...]
When you have your own children [...].

Source: Nicaragua project recordings CD

Example 11-96:
Ai did telin wi dairekta [...].
Ai
1sg
did
pst
tel-in
tell-prog
wi
1pl.poss
dairekta
director
[...].
[...]
I was telling our director [...].

Source: Nicaragua project recordings CD

Confidence:
Very certain