Datapoint Cape Verdean Creole of Santiago/Predicative possession

A distinction is made between permanent (ten) and momentary (tene) possession (cf. Examples 167 and 168).

Values

Transitive

Example 30-167:
Kel ómi la ten dinheru!
Kel=ómi
dem.sg=man
la
there
ten
have
dinheru!
money
That man is rich (lit. That man has money)!
German: Jener Mann hat [viel] Geld!

Source: Lang 2002: s.v. ten

Example 30-168:
Kel ómi la tene dinheru!
Kel=ómi
dem.sg=man
la
there
tene
have
dinheru!
money
That man has money (with him)!

Source: Quint 2000: 2

Confidence:
Very certain