Datapoint Cape Verdean Creole of Brava/Occurrence of nominal plural markers

Values

Variable plural marking of human or inanimate nouns

Example 31-56:
Trabadjadoris, gosi sta karu pa bu po pa trabadja.
Trabadjadoris,
worker.pl
gosi
now
sta
asp
karu
expensive
pa
for
bu
you
po
put
pa
to
trabadja.
work
Workers are now expensive for you to put to work.

Source: Isabel Baptista, p.c. (2000)

Example 31-55:
Ka kuma gosi ki minizu sa tudu ben bistidu.
Ka
neg
kuma
like
gosi
now
ki
that
minizu
children
sa
are
tudu
all
ben
well
bistidu.
dressed
It is not like nowadays that children are all well dressed.

Source: Josino, p.c. (2000)

Confidence:
Very certain