Datapoint Cape Verdean Creole of Santiago/Subject relative clauses

With a subject pronoun the interpretation is no longer the same. Cf. Fálta di ramédi agrába Rui tósi ki el bá pára ospital 'Lack of medicine worsened Rui's cough, so that he ended up in hospital.' (Example source Lang 2002: s.v. agrába).

Values

Relative particle and gap

Example 30-193:
Rapás ki sta xintádu la [...].
Rapás
boy
ki
comp
sta
be
xintá-du
seat-pass
la
there
[...].
[...]
The boy who sits over there [...].

Source: Lang 2012

Example 30-194:
Kántu si mudjer korda, ki e átxa káma linpu, e txoma Iáni ki ka kudi.
Kántu
when
si=mudjer
3sg.poss=woman
korda,
wake.up
ki=e=átxa
comp=3sg=find
káma
bed
linpu,
empty
e=txoma
3sg=call
Iáni
Iáni
ki=ka=kudi.
comp=neg=answer
When his wife woke up and noticed that the bed was empty, she called for Iáni, who didn't answer.
German: Als seine Frau aufwachte und bemerkte, dass das Bett leer war, rief sie nach Iáni, der nicht antwortete.

Source: da Silva 1987: 48

Confidence:
Certain