Datapoint Seychelles Creole/Comitatives and instrumentals

The markers avek and ek can both be used to express comitatives and instrumentals.

Values

Identity

Example 56-133:
Ou kas li ek ti laas.
Ou
2sg
kas
chop
li
it
ek
ins
ti
little
laas.
axe
You chop it with a little axe.
French: Vous les cassez avec une petite hache. (Bollée & Rosalie 1994: 107)

Source: Bollée & Rosalie 1994: 106

Example 56-135:
Mon 'n travay [...] avek Sye Raim.
Mon
1sg
'n
prf
travay
work
[...]
[...]
avek
with
Sye
Mr
Raim.
Rahim
I have worked [...] with Mr Rahim.

Source: Bollée & Rosalie 1994: 14f.

Confidence:
Very certain