Value Co-occurrence

Language:
Early Sranan
Parameter:
Co-occurrence of demonstrative and definite article
References
Bruyn 1995a: 111ff; Bruyn 1998; Bruyn 2007: 357-360

Examples

  1. Tee mie werie foe da Pliesierie datie, dan mie dee go baka na hoso.
    Te
    when
    mi
    1sg
    wêri
    weary
    fu
    of
    da
    det.sg
    prisiri
    pleasure
    dati,
    that
    dan
    then
    mi
    1sg
    de
    hab
    go
    go
    baka
    back
    na
    at
    oso.
    house
    When I’d got tired of that pleasure, then I’d (usually) return to the house.
    Dutch: Vermoeid van dat vermaak, ging ik dan weer na huis [op.cit.]

    See Weygandt 1798: 140

  2. wan vo dem pikin dissi
    wan
    one
    fu
    of
    den
    det.pl
    pikin
    child
    disi
    this
    one of these children

    See Schumann 1781: 158

  3. da Ningre dissi
    da
    det.sg
    Nengre
    negro
    disi
    this
    this negro
    German: dieser Neger [op.cit.]

    See Schumann 1783: 32