Datapoint Batavia Creole/Alignment of case marking of full noun phrases

Batavia has differential object marking. Human nouns tend to be marked - as in Example 68 - but they may also be left unmarked. Nonhuman animate and inanimate nouns are always unmarked.

Values

Accusative alignment

Example 43-68:
Choma kung kusir.
Choma
call
kung
obj
kusir.
coachman
Call the coachman.

Source: Maurer 2011: 77

Example 43-70:
Akel karni ste fede.
Akel
dem
karni
meat
ste
prog
fede.
smell
This meat smells.

Source: Maurer 2011: 56

Example 43-71:
Sinyor teng sorti.
Sinyor
Sir
teng
have
sorti.
luck
You are lucky, Sir!

Source: Maurer 2011: 142

Confidence:
Certain