Datapoint Jamaican/Existential verb and transitive possession verb

Values

Identity

Example 8-118:
Yu gat som pikni we brok bad.
Yu
2sg
gat
have
som
some
pikni
child
we
rel
brok
break
bad.
bad
There are some children who are spoilt.
Example 8-119:
Yu gat wahn man a Klarindan we kyahn tel yu a huu obya yu.
Yu
2sg
gat
have
wahn
indf
man
man
a
loc
Klarindan
Clarendon
we
rel
kyahn
can
tel
tell
yu
2sg
a
foc
huu
who
obya
witchcraft
yu.
you
There is a man in Clarendon who can tell you who used witchcraft against you.
Example 8-117:
Jan gat wahn haas.
Jan
John
gat
have
wahn
a
haas.
horse
John has a horse.
Confidence:
Very certain