Datapoint Cavite Chabacano/Definite articles

Values

Definite article distinct from demonstratives

Example 45-49:
El doctor el hombre.
El
def
doctor
doctor
el
def
hombre.
man
The man is the doctor.

Source: Llamado 1972: 67

Example 45-7:
Akel tres mujer el ultimo que di baila.
Akel
dem
tres
three
mujer
woman
el
def
ultimo
last
que
that
di
ctpl
baila.
dance
The last to dance are those three ladies.

Source: Llamado 1972: 69

Example 45-47:
Dale tu con migo ese libro.
Dale
give
tu
2sg
conmigo
obj.1sg
ese
that
libro.
book.
Give me that book.

Source: Escalante 2005: 49

Example 45-48:
Di anda niso na aplaya este semana.
Di
ctpl
anda
go
niso
1pl
na
loc
aplaya
beach
este
this
semana.
week
We are going to the beach this week.

Source: Escalante 2005: 50

Confidence:
Very certain