Datapoint Guyanais/Definite articles

Values

Definite article distinct from demonstratives

Example 52-29:
kaz-a, sa kaz-a, wonm-an, sa wonm-an, kaz-ya, sa kaz-ya, moun-yan, sa moun-yan
kaz-a,
house-def
sa
dem
kaz-a,
house-dem
wonm-an,
man-def
sa
dem
wonm-an,
man-dem
kaz-ya,
house-def.pl
sa
dem
kaz-ya,
house-dem.pl
moun-yan,
people-def
sa
dem
moun-yan
people-dem.pl
the house, this/that house, the man, this/that man, the houses, these/those houses, the people, these/those people
Example 52-33:
liv Cyril a
liv
book
Cyril
Cyril
a
def
Cyril's book
Example 52-6:
sa kaz-a
sa
dem
kaz-a
house-def.art
this house
Confidence:
unspecified