Datapoint Cape Verdean Creole of Brava/Expression of pronominal subjects

Although the use of both clitic and non-clitic pronominals is pervasive in the language, there are many instances where pronouns are omitted but are reconstructable from discourse or context. Furthermore, there are no overt non-argumental pronoun (expletives) in the language.

Values

Obligatory pronoun words

Example 31-118:
Mi propi, N dizanima, N fra-z, kuazi N ta bai Praia.
Mi
me
propi,
myself
N
I
dizanima,
discourage
N
I
fra-z,
tell-them
kuazi
maybe
N
I
ta
fut
bai
go
Praia.
Praia
I myself, I got discouraged, I told them that maybe I will go to Praia.

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

Confidence:
Very certain