Value Phrase/circumlocution

Language:
Early Sranan
Parameter:
'Tears'
References
Arends 1989; van den Berg 2000; Bruyn 1989

Examples

  1. watra va hai
    watra
    water
    fu
    of
    ai
    eye
    tears
    German: Thränen [op.cit.]

    See Schumann 1783: 198

  2. A kreh watra na hai.
    A
    3sg.sbj
    krei
    cry
    watra
    water
    na
    loc
    ai.
    eye
    He's crying (lit. He's crying water from his eyes).
    German: Er weint. [op.cit.]

    See Schumann 1783: 90

  3. Watra pisi na hem hai.
    Watra
    water
    pisi
    run
    na
    loc
    en
    3sg
    ai.
    eye
    He is crying (lit. Water is running from his eyes).
    German: Er weint. [op.cit.]

    See Schumann 1783: 139