Datapoint Belizean Creole/Intensifiers and reflexive pronouns

Values

Intensifiers and reflexives are identical

Example 9-161:
Di rowp wan tay op ina i own sɛf.
Di
the
rowp
rope
wan
will
tay
tie
op
up
ina
in
i
its
own
own
sɛf.
self
The rope will be all tied up (in a mess).

Source: Escure 1983a: 35

Example 9-162:
I lɛf bra anansi rayt dɛ ina daaknɛs widowt wan fiʃ sɛf.
I
3sg
lɛf
leave
bra
Brother
anansi
Anansi
rayt
right
there
ina
in
daaknɛs
darkness
widowt
without
wan
one
fiʃ
fish
sɛf.
self
He left Brother Anansi right there without a single fish for him (Anansi). OR: Brother Anansi was left right there without even one fish.

Source: Escure 2004: CD

Confidence:
Certain