Datapoint Cameroon Pidgin English/Intensifiers and reflexive pronouns

Values

Intensifiers and reflexives are differentiated

Example 18-136:
Darekto yi sef-sef tek we go pati.
Darekto
director
yi
3sg.sbj
sef-sef
self-self
tek
take
we
1pl.sbj
go
go
pati.
party
The director himself took us to the party.

Source: Ayafor 2008: 437

Example 18-134:
Mary si im bodi fo lookin-glas.
Mary
Mary
si
see
im
3sg.poss
bodi
body
fo
for
lookin-glas.
mirror
Mary saw herself in the mirror.

Source: Balbina Ebong, p.c.

Example 18-137:
A bin go dey masef.
A
1sg.sbj
bin
pst
go
go
dey
there
masef.
1sg.refl
I went there myself.

Source: Balbina Ebong, p.c.

Confidence:
Intermediate