Datapoint Cape Verdean Creole of Brava/Passive constructions

Values

Typical passive construction

Example 31-153:
Kel k’e dinheru ki podu na kaxa.
Kel
this
k’e
comp.is
dinheru
money
ki
comp
podu
put
na
in
kaxa.
account
That was the money that was put in the bank account.

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

Example 31-154:
Na setenti sinku ki dadu independensia.
Na
in
setenti
seventy
sinku
five
ki
that
dadu
given
independensia.
independence
It was in seventy five that we were given our independence.

Source: Jose Martins, p.c. (2000)

Confidence:
Certain