Datapoint Bahamian Creole/Position of standard negation

Values

Before the verb

Example 12-249:
Stone at sea bottom no know sun hot.
Stone
stone[pl]
at
at
sea
sea
bottom
bottom
no
neg
know
know
sun
sun
hot.
hot
The rocks at the bottom of the sea don’t know that the sun is hot.

Source: Holm & Shilling 1982: 143

Example 12-250:
I ain't - I ain't exactly know what kind of work he used to do, but I think he used to work over there. But he retire.
I
1sg.sbj
ain't
neg
-
 
I
1sg.sbj
ain't
neg
exactly
exactly
know
know
[...].
[...]
I don’t exactly know [what kind of work he used to do] [...].
Confidence:
Certain