Datapoint Nicaraguan Creole English/Alignment of case marking of personal pronouns

Nicaraguan Creole English is rapidly moving from the traditional neutral system (as exemplified in Example 185) to a pronominal system where the accusative is marked.

Values

Accusative alignment

Example 11-184:
Ai stie die roun fuo an a haaf yierz.
Ai
1sg
stie
stay
die
dem.loc
roun
around
fuo
four
an
and
a
a
haaf
half
yier-z.
year-pl
I stayed there for about four and a half years.

Source: Nicaragua project recordings CD

Example 11-183:
Yu gwain giv mi a Nansi stuori.
Yu
2sg
gwain
fut
giv
give
mi
1sg
a
art.indf
Nansi
Anansi
stuori.
story
You'll tell me an Anansi story.

Source: Nicaragua project recordings CD

Example 11-185:
Ih no moles wi.
Ih
3sg.n
no
neg
moles
molest
wi.
1pl
It doesn't bother us.

Source: Nicaragua project recordings CD

Example 11-186:
Wi suun don.
Wi
1pl
suun
soon
don.
done
We're soon done.

Source: Nicaragua project recordings CD

Confidence:
Very certain