Datapoint Cape Verdean Creole of Santiago/Comparative standard marking

The particle is ki (identical to the complementizer ki). This ki can be preceded by the preposition di. In that case it is possible to talk about a cumulation of particle marking and location marking.

Values

Locational plus particle marking Frequency: 50.0%

Example 30-94:
Kel rapás ê inda más dansador di ki mi!
Kel=rapás
dem.sg=boy
ê
be
inda
even
más
more
dansador
dancer
di=ki=mi!
of=than=I
This young man is an even greater dancer than I.
German: Dieser junge Mann ist ein noch größerer Tänzer als ich.

Source: Lang 2002: s.v. dansador

Confidence:
Very certain

Particle marking Frequency: 50.0%

Example 30-93:
Nhos sabe ma ten txeu animal ki ê más spértu ki algen?
Nhos=sabe
2pl=know
ma=ten
comp=have
txeu
many
animal
animal
ki
comp
ê
be
más
more
spértu
intelligent
ki=algen?
than=person
Do you know that there are a lot of animals that are more intelligent than humans?
German: Wisst ihr, dass es viele Tiere gibt, die intelligenter sind als der Mensch?

Source: Lang 2002: s.v. algen

Confidence:
Very certain