Datapoint Cape Verdean Creole of São Vicente/Passive constructions

Values

Passive without verbal coding Frequency: 50.0%

Example 32-152:
Es fazenda ta lizá fásil.
Es
dem.sg
fazenda
cloth
ta
prs
lizá
iron
fásil.
easily
This cloth irons easily.
Portuguese: Este tecido passa-se a ferro facilmente.

Source: Swolkien 2012

Confidence:
Certain

Typical passive construction Frequency: 50.0%

Example 32-151:
Karvón fui btód dent d'kintal.
Karvón
coal
fui
cop.pst
btód
throw.ptcp
dent
inside
de
of
kintal.
corral
The coal was thrown inside the corral.
Portuguese: O carvão foi deitado dentro do quintal.

Source: Swolkien 2012

Confidence:
Very certain