Datapoint Haitian Creole/Comparative adjective marking

Values

Adjective is not marked Frequency: 50.0%

Example 49-118:
Li (pi) bèl pase Mari.
Li
3sg
(pi)
(more)
bèl
beautiful
pase
surpass
Mari.
Marie
He/She is more beautiful than Marie.
French: Il/Elle est plus beau/belle que Marie.
Example 49-122:
Li move pase ou.
Li
3sg
move
nasty
pase
surpass
ou.
2sg
He/She is more nasty than you.
French: Il/Elle est plus méchant que toi.

Source: Fattier 1998: vol. 6, p. 252, point 16

Confidence:
Very certain

Adjective is marked Frequency: 50.0%

Example 49-120:
Li pi rich pase m.
Li
3sg
pi
more
rich
rich
pase
surpass
m.
1sg
He/She is richer than me.
French: Il/Elle est plus riche que moi.
Example 49-121:
Lisyèn pi gran pase m lontan.
Lisyèn
Lucienne
pi
more
gran
big
pase
surpass
m
1sg
lontan.
long.time
Lucienne is by far taller than me.
French: Lucienne est plus grande que moi de beaucoup.

Source: Fattier 1998: 943

Example 49-119:
Li wo men gen pli wo pase l.
Li
3sg
wo
big
men
but
gen
there.is
pli
more
wo
big
pase
surpass
l.
3sg
He/She is tall, but there are taller people than him/her.
French: Il/Elle est grand(e) mais il y a plus grand(e) que lui/elle.

Source: Fattier 1998: 943

Confidence:
Very certain