Value Possessum-possessor

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

Examples

  1. Tata fo da misi a gi na hem pikien da tem a trouw vyfi ten tien duizent pissi fo Schelling.
    Tata
    father
    fu
    of
    da
    det.sg
    misi
    missis
    a
    3sg.sbj
    gi
    give
    na
    to
    en
    3sg
    pikin
    child
    da
    det.sg
    ten
    time
    a
    3sg.sbj
    trow
    marry
    feifi
    five
    ten
    time
    tin
    ten
    dusun
    thousand
    pisi
    piece
    fu
    of
    syèlin.
    shilling
    The father of the young lady will give his child fifty thousand Caroli guilders (shilling).
    Dutch: De Vader zal aan zyn Dogter ten Huwelyk geeven 50 Duizend Caroli Guldens. [op.cit.]

    See van Dyk ca. 1765: 33

  2. Hoe ply slotelen fo jarri?
    O-pe
    q-place
    sroto
    key
    fu
    of
    dyari?
    garden
    Where is the key of the garden?
    Dutch: Waar is de Sleutel van de Thuyn? [op.cit.]

    See van Dyk ca. 1765: 43