Datapoint Creolese/Alignment of case marking of personal pronouns

The subject-object distinction is restricted to the 3rd person singular (ii vs. am). In less conservative Creolese varieties, there is no pronominal case distinction.

Values

Accusative alignment

Example 5-95:
wel ii a piil kookno(t)
wel
well
ii
3sg
a
prog
piil
peel
kookno(t)
coconut
Well he was peeling coconuts.

Source: Rickford 1987: 130

Example 5-53:
kombain kot am, win am an ful am in bag
kombain
combined.harvester
kot
cut
am,
3sg.acc
win
winnow
am
3sg.acc
an
and
ful
full
am
3sg.acc
in
in
bag
bag
Combined harvesters cut it, winnow it and bag it. OR: Using combined harvesters, (we) cut, winnow and bag it (the rice).

Source: Persaud 1970: 16

Example 5-27:
(1) mii; yuu; hii; awii; a(l)yu; dem (2) hii, shii, it
(1)
(1)
mii;
I/me
yuu;
you.sg
hii;
he/him/she/her/it
awii;
we/us
a(l)yu;
you.pl
dem
they/them
(2)
(2)
hii,
he/him
shii,
she/her
it
it
(1) I/me; you (SG); he/him, she/her, it; we/us; you (PL); they/them (2) he/him, she/her, it
Confidence:
Very certain