Datapoint Cameroon Pidgin English/Expletive subject of existential verb

Values

An expletive subject is not used

Example 18-90:
Wan yam i dey fo tabul.
Wan
one
yam
yam
i
3sg.sbj
dey
cop
fo
for
tabul.
table
There is one yam on the table.

Source: Balbina Ebong, p.c.

Example 18-91:
Plenti pipul dem dey fo haus.
Plenti
plenty
pipul
people
dem
pl
dey
cop
fo
for
haus.
house
There are many people in the house.

Source: Balbina Ebong, p.c.

Confidence:
Certain