Datapoint Haitian Creole/Object relative clauses

Values

Zero and gap Frequency: 70.0%

Example 49-281:
Li peye m kòb li te dwe m lan.
Li
3sg
peye
pay
m
1sg
kòb
money
li
3sg
te
ant
dwe
owe
m
1sg
lan.
def
He/She gave me the money that he/she owed me.
French: Il/Elle m'a donné l'argent qu'il/elle me devait.

Source: Valdman et al. 1996: xxvi

Example 49-282:
Annou vote pou kandida nou vle a.
Annou
let.1pl
vote
vote
pou
for
kandida
candidate
nou
1pl
vle
want
a.
def
Let's vote for the candidate we want.
French: Votons pour le candidat que nous voulons.

Source: DeGraff 2007: 111

Confidence:
Very certain

Relative pronoun Frequency: 30.0%

Example 49-283:
Ayiti se yon peyi ke mwen remen anpil.
Ayiti
Haiti
se
SE
yon
indf
peyi
country
ke
rel
mwen
1sg
remen
love
anpil.
much
Haiti is a country that I like a lot.
French: Haïti est un pays que j'aime beaucoup.

Source: Valdman et al. 2007: 338

Confidence:
Very certain