Example 28-106

da fi bital
da
cop
fi
for
bital
pay
(It) is to pay.
Comment:
Berbice Dutch pronouns are referential. In other words, it does not have a pleonastic pronoun. The presentational construction may be thought to include an unexpressed nonargumental subject. See Kouwenberg (1994: 131f) for discussion.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Kouwenberg 1994a: 131