Datapoint Papiamentu/‘Want’ complement subjects

Values

The complement subject is left implicit

Example 47-98:
E sa uzé ora ku e kièr tene su kabei ariba den otro.
E
3sg
sa
know
uza
use
e
3sg
ora
hour
ku
comp
e
3sg
kièr
want
tene
keep
su
poss
kabei
hair
ariba
up
den
in
otro.
recp
She uses it (habitually) when she wants to keep her hair tied up.

Source: Papiamentu database

Example 47-200:
Hulanda no ke paga sierto debenan di gobièrnu.
Hulanda
Holland
no
neg
ke
want
paga
pay
sierto
certain
debe
debt
nan
pl
di
of
gobièrnu.
government
Holland does not want to pay certain government debts.

Source: Extra: 1 July 2009, p.1

Confidence:
Very certain