Datapoint Kriol/Negation and indefinite pronouns

Values

Co-occurrence with predicate negation

Example 25-324:
Nobodi neva putimbat mai haus.
Nobodi
nobody
neva
neg2
put-im-bat
put-tr-prog
mai
1sg.poss
haus.
house
Nobody ever builds my house.
Example 25-326:
Yu kan fiksim mi, enibodi kan fiksim mi.
Yu
2sg
kan
can.neg
fiks-im
fix-tr
mi,
1sg
enibodi
anybody
kan
can.neg
fiks-im
fix-tr
mi.
1sg
You can't cure me, nobody can cure me. (patient to doctor)
Example 25-193:
Im no bin ladim enibodi tatjim dat faiya bla im en imin oldei nesimbat tu dat faiya.
Im
3sg
no
neg
bin
pst
lad-im
let-tr
enibodi
anybody
tatj-im
touch-tr
dat
dem
faiya
fire
bla
dat/poss
im
3sg
en
and
im=in
3sg=pst
oldei
always
nes-im-bat
nurse-tr-prog
tu
too
dat
dem
faiya.
fire
He wouldn't let anybody touch his fire. He always kept it with him.

Source: Sandefur & Sandefur 1982: 61

Confidence:
Certain