Datapoint Cape Verdean Creole of Brava/Marking of pronominal possessors

Values

Preceding word Frequency: 64.3%

Example 31-76:
El me tanbe e konhese bu mai, ku bu pai.
El
he
me
himself
tanbe
too
e
he
konhese
knows
bu
your
mai,
mum
ku
with
bu
your
pai.
father
He himself knows your mother and father.

Source: Josino, p.c. (2000)

Confidence:
Very certain

Adpositional phrase following the possessum Frequency: 35.7%

Example 31-77:
Nho Artur e ka era d’idadi di Djon di bo?
Nho
Mr
Artur
Arthur
e
is
ka
neg
era
was
d’idadi
of.age
di
of
Djon
Djon
di
of
bo?
yours
Isn't Mr Arthur of the same age as your Djon?

Source: Maria Chiviar, p.c. (2000)

Confidence:
Very certain