Datapoint Haitian Creole/Marking of patient noun phrases

Values

No marking of patient NPs

Example 49-165:
Larivyè a kraze pon an lè dlo a te monte.
Larivyè
river
a
def
kraze
demolish
pon
bridge
an
def
when
dlo
water
a
def
te
ant
monte.
rise
The river demolished the bridge when the water rose.
French: La rivière a démoli le pont quand l’eau est montée.

Source: Valdman et al. 2007: 313

Example 49-166:
Ou pa kab manje mayi a.
Ou
2sg
pa
neg
kab
can
manje
eat
mayi
maize
a.
def
You cannot eat the maize.
French: Tu ne peux pas manger le maïs.

Source: Fattier 1998: vol. 6, p. 111

Confidence:
Very certain