Datapoint Cameroon Pidgin English/Verb doubling and focus

Values

Verb fronted with a copy in the background clause

Example 18-168:
Na waka we a waka, a no bin run.
Na
foc.cop
waka
walk
we
rel
a
1sg.sbj
waka,
walk
a
1sg.sbj
no
neg
bin
pst
run.
run
It was walking that I did, not running.

Source: Balbina Ebong, p.c.

Confidence:
Very certain