Datapoint Bahamian Creole/Focusing of the noun phrase

Values

Cleft with copula before focus

Example 12-260:
Is all my generation live round here.
Is
foc
all
all
my
1sg.poss
generation
generation
live
live
round
around
here.
here
It’s only people of my generation that live around here.

Source: Holm & Shilling 1982: 111

Example 12-261:
We got 'bout five or six niggers - here - or seven niggers right now, big - people who been in Parliament - [Oh yeah, were involved?] They - uh-huh - [...] drugs, they get rich off 'em. [And they're in government right now?] No, they - it's government pe- used to be in government, it - it - it's not the people what been in the government, but it's they son. It's they son.
[...]
[...]
it-'s
3sg.n.sbj-cop
not
neg
the
art
people
people
what
rel
been
cop
in
loc
the
art
government,
government
but
but
it's
3sg.n.sbj
they
cop
son.
rel
It-'s
3sg.n.sbj-cop
they
3pl.poss
son.
son
[...] It’s not government people but their sons [who were involved in a drug scandal].
Confidence:
Certain