Datapoint Belizean Creole/Functions of reduplication

Reduplication primarily applies to verbs.

Values

Only iconic functions

Example 9-52:
Tayga baal i baal i baal i baal n̩ i tek buʃ.
Tayga
tiger
baal
bawl
i
3sg
baal
bawl
i
3sg
baal
bawl
i
3sg
baal
bawl
and
i
3sg
tek
take
buʃ.
bush
Tiger cried and cried and finally fled into the forest.

Source: Escure 2004: CD

Example 9-44:
Yu hia samtn̩ de krich krich ina mangru.
Yu
you
hia
hear
samtn̩
something
de
prog
krich
screech
krich
screech
ina
in
mangru.
mangrove
You hear a screeching noise in the mangrove.

Source: Escure 1983a: 34

Confidence:
Certain