Datapoint Bahamian Creole/Special dependent person forms for subject and object

The form um functions as dependent object pronoun for both 3SG (all genders), i.e. 'him', 'her', 'it' and 3PL, i.e. 'them'.

Values

Only dependent object forms

Example 12-29:
You fader leave dis fer me ter do. If I don't do um, he gwine kill me.
If
if
I
1sg.sbj
don't
neg
do
do
um,
3sg.n.obj
he
3sg.m.sbj
gwine
fut
kill
kill
me.
1sg.obj
If I don't do it, he'll kill me.

Source: Holm & Shilling 1982: 213

Confidence:
Intermediate