Datapoint Haitian Creole/Reciprocal constructions

Values

Special reciprocal construction based on 'other'

Example 49-271:
Moun sa yo remen kò yo.
Moun
people
sa
dem
yo
def.pl
remen
love
body
yo.
3pl.poss
These people love themselves.
French: Ces personnes s'aiment.

Source: Fattier 1998: vol. 6, p. 70

Example 49-272:
Youn ba lòt kado.
Youn
one
ba
give
lòt
other
kado.
present
They gave each other presents.
French: Ils/Elles se sont donné des cadeaux.

Source: Valdman et al. 2007: 772

Example 49-273:
Yo renmen alafoli.
Yo
3pl
renmen
love
alafoli.
madly
They love each other to death.
French: Ils s’aiment à la folie.

Source: Fattier 1998: vol. 6, p. 71

Confidence:
Very certain