Datapoint Cameroon Pidgin English/Complementizer with verbs of speaking

Values

Complementizer identical to bare ‘say’

Example 18-148:
Ma papa tok se i de veks.
Ma
1sg.poss
papa
father
tok
talk
se
comp
i
3sg.sbj
de
cop
veks.
vex
My father says/said that he is angry.

Source: Bellama et al. 1983: 44

Example 18-149:
Dem tel mi se dem laik mi.
Dem
3pl.sbj
tel
tell
mi
1sg.obj
se
comp
dem
3pl.sbj
laik
like
mi.
1sg.obj
They told me that they like me.

Source: Balbina Ebong, p.c.

Example 18-150:
A tok se i bin sik.
A
1sg.sbj
tok
talk
se
comp
i
3sg.sbj
bin
pst
sik.
be.sick
I said that she was ill.

Source: Balbina Ebong, p.c.

Confidence:
Very certain