Datapoint Belizean Creole/Marking of pronominal possessors

Values

Preceding word Frequency: 50.0%

Example 9-71:
I hyad ova i hɛd.
I
3sg.f
hyad
hide
ova
over
i
3sg.f
hɛd.
head
She hides overhead. OR: She hides in the tree tops.

Source: Escure 1983a: 43

Example 9-70:
Onli i hɛd dɛ owta di mod.
Onli
only
i
its
hɛd
head
cop.loc
owta
out.of
di
the
mod.
mud
Only the (bottle) neck was protruding out of the sand bottom.

Source: Escure 1983a: 37

Confidence:
Very certain

Adpositional phrase preceding the possessum Frequency: 50.0%

Example 9-72:
Dey gɛt fu dem mone.
Dey
they
gɛt
get
fu
for
dem
them
mone.
money
They get their money.

Source: Escure's 1992 materials

Example 9-73:
fu dem own dakta
fu
for
dem
them
own
own
dakta
doctor
their own doctor

Source: Escure's 1992 materials

Confidence:
Very certain