Datapoint Mauritian Creole/Functions of reduplication

Values

Attenuating function

Example 55-48:
zoli zoli; tris tris
zoli~zoli;
pretty~pretty
tris~tris
sad~sad
very pretty; a bit sad

Source: Baker 2003c: 211-18

Example 55-49:
marse marse; mars-marse
marse~marse;
walk~walk
mars~marse
walk~walk
walk a long way and/or for a long time; stroll about (without any particular destination in mind)

Source: Baker 1994: 79

Confidence:
Very certain