Datapoint Bahamian Creole/Object relative clauses

For the distribution of relative particles according to the human/non-human distinction, cf. Feature 92 "Subject relative clauses".

Values

Relative particle and gap Frequency: 70.0%

Example 12-229:
De boy met whole lot o’ people vwat de worrum did swallow.
De
art
boy
boy
met
meet.pfv
whole
whole
lot
lot
o’
of
people
people
vwat
rel[obj]
de
art
worrum
worm
did
pst
swallow.
swallow
The boy met many people whom the worm had swallowed.

Source: Holm & Shilling 1982: 218

Confidence:
Very certain

Zero and gap Frequency: 30.0%

Example 12-230:
You know what is a cord - the veil a- around your face. Now the children what born with the skin over their face, it's a veil, right? It's a piece of flesh they have over their face!
It's
3sg.n.sbj.cop
a
art
piece
piece
of
of
flesh
flesh[rel.obj]
they
3pl.sbj
have
have[hab]
over
over
their
3pl.poss
face!
face
It’s a piece of flesh that they have over their face!
Confidence:
Very certain