32 Distinction between emphatic vs. non-emphatic forms of pronouns

A - feature is pervasive or obligatory10
B - feature is neither pervasive nor extremely rare6
C - feature exists, but is extremely rare6
D - attested absence of feature41
X - feature is not applicable (given the structural make-up of the variety/P/C)8
? - no information on feature is available6

Feature area:
Pronouns, pronoun exchange, nominal gender
Typical example:
in vs. ì: ì bì in [emphatic 3SG] we ì [unstressed 3SG] mek govanment no put mo presha fo wi. [lit.: It be that what it make government not put more pressure for we] ‘That is what prevents the government from using more pressure on us.’
Example source:
GhP (Huber 2008: 387)
Variety World Region Type Value
Id Primary text Variety Variety Type