Datapoint Jamaican/The prohibitive

Values

Normal imperative construction and normal negator

Example 8-85:
Muuv yu han!
Muuv
move
yu
2sg
han!
hand
Move your hand!
Example 8-86:
No kaal mi niem ina no miksop.
No
neg
kaal
call
mi
1sg
niem
name
ina
in
no
neg
miksop.
mix.up
Don't mention my name in any scandals.
Example 8-87:
No tel mi fi tap i naiz!
No
neg
tel
tell
mi
1sg
fi
inf
tap
stop
i
det
naiz!
noise
Don't tell me to hush up!
Example 8-22:
Misa Broun, yu no nuo a wa dem a du.
Misa
Mr.
Broun,
Brown
yu
2sg
no
neg
nuo
know
a
foc
wa
what
dem
3pl
a
prog
du.
do
Mr. Brown, you don't know what they're doing.
Confidence:
Very certain