Datapoint Cape Verdean Creole of São Vicente/Intensifiers and reflexive pronouns

Kabésa is used only as a reflexive pronoun. Prop and mesmu are used only as intensifiers. Mes is used both as intensifier and as reflexive.

Values

Identical and differentiated

Example 32-146:
Kel k sabê e prop Djon Maria.
Kel
det
k
rel
sabê
know
e
cop
prop
intens
Djon
Djon
Maria.
Maria
The one who knows is Djon Maria himself.
Portuguese: Aquele que sabe é o próprio Djon Maria.

Source: Swolkien 2012

Example 32-147:
El matá (se) kabésa.
El
3sg
matá
kill
(se)
(poss.3sg)
kabésa.
head
He killed himself.
Portuguese: Matou-se.

Source: Swolkien 2012

Example 32-148:
El oiá el mes na spei. El mes brí pórta.
El
3sg
oiá
see
el
3sg
mes
self
na
in
spei.
mirror
El
3sg
mes
intens
brí
opened
pórta.
door
He saw himself in the mirror. He himself opened the door.
Portuguese: Olhou-se no espelho. Ele mesmo abriu a porta.

Source: Swolkien 2012

Example 32-145:
Ma kulpód é nos mesmu.
Ma
but
kulpód
guilty
é
cop.pst
nos
1pl
mesmu.
self
But we ourselves were guilty.
Portuguese: Mas nós mesmos eramos culpados.

Source: Swolkien 2012

Confidence:
Very certain