Value Indefinite article is preposed

Language:
Early Sranan
Parameter:
Position of indefinite article in the noun phrase
References
Bruyn 1995a: 46ff; Bruyn 2007

Examples

  1. Wan uman ben de dapeh, dissi habi wan jeje vo siki sinsi tin na aiti jari.
    Wan
    art.indf.sg
    uma
    woman
    ben
    pst
    de
    cop
    dape,
    there
    disi
    rel
    habi
    have
    wan
    art.indf.sg
    yeye
    spirit
    fu
    of
    siki
    illness
    sensi
    since
    tin
    ten
    na
    at
    aiti
    eight
    yari.
    year
    There was a woman there, who had a spirit of infirmity for eighteen years.

    See Schumann 1781: 176

  2. wan nuwenti; wan passi
    wan
    art.indf.sg
    nyunwenke;
    maiden
    wan
    art.indf.sg
    pasi
    road
    a maiden; a road
    Dutch: een Vryster; een Straat [op.cit.]

    See van Dyk ca. 1765: 9;10