Datapoint Hawai‘i Creole/Reflexive constructions

Values

Compound reflexive pronoun with emphasizer Frequency: 90.0%

Example 26-100:
ʃi luk hə˞seof in da miɹa
ʃi
3sg
luk
look
hə˞seof
3sg.refl
in
in
da
art
miɹa
mirror
She looked/looks at herself in the mirror.
Confidence:
Intermediate

Ordinary anaphoric pronoun Frequency: 10.0%

Example 26-31:
deɪ gaɪz go baɪ dɛm sam soɾaz
deɪ
dem
gaɪ-z
guy-pl
go
act
baɪ
buy
dɛm
refl
sam
some
soɾa-z
soda-pl
Those guys go and buy themselves some sodas.

Source: Velupillai 2003a: 97

Confidence:
Intermediate