Datapoint Ghanaian Pidgin English (Student Pidgin)/Noun phrase conjunction and comitative

Ghanaian Student Pidgin varies between wit and plas for comitative, while noun phrase conjunction is marked with (dn.

Values

Differentiation

Example 16-97:
wì gò go bai bĩs dɛn gari
1pl
fut
go
go
bai
buy
bĩs
beans
dɛn
and
gari
gari
We were going to buy beans and gari.
Example 16-94:
mek à sɛʧ dɛ padi wit dɛm
mek
caus/imp
à
1sg
sɛʧ
search
art
padi
buddy
wit
with
dɛm
3pl.obl
Let me search the guy with them.
Example 16-96:
dè dè come plas dɛ hɛdmaster
3pl
prog
come
come
plas
plus
art
hɛdmaster
headmaster
They were coming with the headmaster (in tow).
Confidence:
Very certain