Datapoint Cape Verdean Creole of Brava/Predicative possession

Values

Transitive Frequency: 75.0%

Example 31-135:
Mi'N ten des fidju.
Mi'N
me.I
ten
have
des
ten
fidju.
child
I have ten children.

Source: Elvira, p.c. (2000)

Example 31-137:
Si'N ka tene dinheru, N ta trabadja uji.
Si'N
if.I
ka
neg
tene
have
dinheru,
money
N
I
ta
asp
trabadja
work
uji.
today
If I don't have money, I work today.

Source: Argi Avera field work corpus 2000

Confidence:
Very certain

Comitative Frequency: 25.0%

Example 31-136:
Tementi nu sta ku vida.
Tementi
while
nu
we
sta
are
ku
with
vida.
life
As long as we are alive.

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

Confidence:
Certain