Datapoint Bahamian Creole/'Hear' and 'smell'

Hear may have an extended meaning 'to understand', but it does not appear to be used in the sense of 'to smell' in Bahamian Creole. (see Example 277)

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Differentiation

Example 12-276:
They have some bush what my granddaddy used to - Pip! - it smell like worm medicine - like the worm medicine.
[...]
[...]
it
3sg.n.sbj
smell
smell
like
like
worm
worm
medicine
medicine
[...].
[...]
[There is this plant] [...] it smells like worm medicine [...].
Example 12-278:
Because like the slang is come off they tongue when they reach to Nassau, but if you meet someone what just come from Eleuthera, then you hear.
[...]
[...]
then
then
you
2sg.sbj
hear.
hear
[...] [when you meet someone who’s just come from Eleuthera (an Out Island),] you hear (that they speak another dialect).
Example 12-277:
I hear 'bout - I hear people say they is see one horse be riding, too. One ghost horse. Ghost horse. In the night time. Child, like - like mus'e race horse, but say they's be riding backwards, but I never see none of them.
I
1sg.sbj
hear
hear
'bout
about
-
 
I
1sg.sbj
hear
hear
people
people
say
say
[...]
[...]
I know people who say [they’ve seen a horse riding. A ghost horse.]
Confidence:
Certain