Datapoint Belizean Creole/'Tears'

Monomorphemic tears occurs in the acrolect.

Values

Monomorphemic Frequency: 50.0%

Example 9-214:
tears
tear-s
tear-pl
tears
Confidence:
Certain

Bimorphemic Frequency: 50.0%

Example 9-199:
Wan taym a kuda me wɛt dis tiŋ wid kak, bot tode a kud onli wɛt a wid ay wata.
Wan
one
taym
time
a
1sg
kuda
can
me
ant
wɛt
wet
dis
this
tiŋ
thing
wid
with
kak,
cock
bot
but
tode
today
a
1sg
kud
can
onli
only
wɛt
wet
a
it
wid
with
ay
eye
wata.
water
Once I would have used my penis, but I have to resort to tears.

Source: Escure's 1980s materials

Confidence:
Certain