Datapoint Bislama/'Finger' and 'toe'

Values

Differentiation

Example 23-172:
hem i aksidong long trak, afta oli mas katemaot to blong hem
hem
3sg
i
agr
aksidong
accident
long
loc
trak,
truck
afta
then
oli
agr
mas
must
katemaot
cut.out
to
toe
blong
poss
hem
3sg
He had an accident in the car and they had to amputate his toe.
Example 23-114:
i had blong yu spoelem wetem finga blong yu
i
agr
had
hard
blong
purp
yu
2sg
spoelem
spoil
wetem
with
finga
finger
blong
poss
yu
2sg
It's hard to ruin it with your fingers [alone].

Source: Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings

Confidence:
Very certain