Datapoint Cape Verdean Creole of Santiago/Noun phrase conjunction and comitative

Clauses are normally coordinated with y 'and’, whereas noun phrases are usually coordinated with ku 'with’.

Values

Identity

Example 30-154:
Obi li, mi ku Djonsinhu li nu tene un grándi prubléma.
Obi
hear
li,
here
mi
1sg
ku=Djonsinhu
with=little.John
li
here
nu=tene
1pl=have
un=grándi
a=big
prubléma.
problem
Listen, I and Little John, we have a big problem.
German: Hör mal, ich und Hänschen, wir haben da ein großes Problem.

Source: Lang 2002: s.v. ku

Example 30-155:
Éra un bes un ómi ku si mudjer.
Era
be.ant
un=bes
art.indf=time
un=ómi
art.indf=man
ku=si=mudjer.
with=3sg.poss=woman
Once upon a time there were a man and his wife.
German: Es waren [einmal] ein Mann und seine Frau.

Source: da Silva 1987: 27

Example 30-151:
E bá Práia ku si pai.
E=bá
3sg=go
Práia
Praia
ku=si=pai.
with=3sg.poss=father
He went to Praia with his father.

Source: Lang 2012

Confidence:
Very certain