Datapoint Ghanaian Pidgin English/Distance contrasts in demonstratives

Values

Two-way contrast

Example 16-45:
busu busu ì bì dis smɔl lamp, afrikã lamp
busu~busu
busu~busu
ì
3sg
cop
dis
dem.prox
smɔl
small
lamp,
lamp
afrikã
African
lamp
lamp
Busu-Busu is this small African lamp.

Source: Huber 1999: 232

Example 16-35:
dat ples, no mɔskitos
dat
dem
ples,
place
no
neg
mɔskito-s
mosquito-pl
There are no mosquitoes in that place.

Source: Huber 1999: 206

Confidence:
Very certain