Datapoint Belizean Creole/Subject relative clauses

Other particles (fu in Example 169) can play the role of a relativizer.

Values

Relative particle and gap Frequency: 63.6%

Example 9-170:
Wan ledi we ku kyu eni kaynda siknəs.
Wan
a
ledi
lady
[we
[rel
__
__
ku
can
kyu
cure
eni
any
kaynda
kind.of
siknəs].
sickness]
A lady who can cure any illness.

Source: Escure 2004: 531

Example 9-169:
Da me no aksidɛn fu mek di baadj gon down.
Da
top
me
ant
no
neg
aksidɛn
accident
fu
for
mek
make
di
the
baadj
barge
gon
go
down.
down
It was not an accident that caused the barge to sink.

Source: Escure's 1992 materials

Confidence:
Certain

Zero and resumptive pronoun Frequency: 27.3%

Example 9-171:
wan li bway bak a kriyk i me de ba wan pleys
wan
a
li
little
bway
boy
bak
back
a
at
kriyk
Creek
i
3sg
me
ant
de
loc
ba
by
wan
a
pleys]
place]
a little boy from Creek who was somewhere

Source: Escure 1983a: 41

Confidence:
Intermediate

Zero and gap Frequency: 9.1%

Example 9-172:
Da sambadi plan di tri de rayt? Da me hu me plan di tri de?
Da
top
sambadi
somebody
__
__
plan
plant
di
the
tri
tree
de]
there]
rayt?
right
Da
top
me
ant
hu
who
__
__
me
ant
plan
plant
di
the
tri
tree
de]?
there]
It's somebody who planted the trees there, right? Who is it who planted the trees there?

Source: Escure's 1985 materials

Confidence:
Certain