Value Possessor-possessum

Language:
Early Sranan
Parameter:
Order of possessor and possessum
References
Bruyn 1995a: 219; van den Berg 2007: 35; Bruyn 1989: 48ff

Examples

  1. Mi vergiti da man nem.
    Mi
    1sg
    frigiti
    forget
    da
    det.sg
    man
    man
    nen.
    name
    I have forgotten that man's name.
    Dutch: Ik vergeet die Man zyn naam. [op.cit.]

    See van Dyk ca. 1765: 29

  2. mie Piekien em Oema
    mi
    1sg
    pikin
    child
    en
    3sg
    uma
    woman
    my child's wife (daughter in law)
    Dutch: myn Zoonsvrouw, Schoondochter [op.cit.]

    See Weygandt 1798: 15