Datapoint Belizean Creole/Comparative standard marking

There are two different particles: a (Example 84) and dan (Example 85). A is more frequent in the default lect (basilect).

Values

Particle marking Frequency: 80.0%

Example 9-84:
I ʧipa a if yu impaat it fa owtsayd, rayt?
I
3sg
ʧipa
cheaper
a
than
if
if
yu
2sg
impaat
import
it
it
fa
from
owtsayd,
outside
rayt?
right
It's cheaper than if you import it from outside, right?

Source: Escure 1993a: 241

Example 9-85:
I da no li bway i olda dan yu.
I
3sg
da
top
no
neg
li
little
bway
boy
i
3sg
olda
older
dan
than
yu.
2sg
He is not a little boy, he is older than you.

Source: Escure's 1985 materials

Confidence:
Certain

Conjoined marking Frequency: 20.0%

Example 9-83:
Bra tayga ste dawn dawn bilo no n̩ bra anasi opstez.
Bra
Brother
tayga
Tiger
ste
stay
dawn
down
dawn
down
bilo
below
no
now
and
bra
Brother
anasi
Anansi
opstez.
upstairs
Tiger was lower than Anansi.

Source: Escure 2004: CD

Confidence:
Certain