Value Adpositional or case marking of possessor

Language:
Early Sranan
Parameter:
Marking of possessor noun phrases
References
Bruyn 1989: 48ff; van den Berg 2007: 35; Bruyn 1995a: 219

Examples

  1. No jam da janjam va da boom, a ougri.
    No
    neg
    nyan
    eat
    da
    det.sg
    n'nyan
    fruit
    fu
    of
    da
    det.sg
    bon,
    tree
    a
    3sg.sbj
    ogri.
    be.bad
    Don't eat the fruit of that tree, it's harmful.
    German: Iss nicht die Frucht dieses Baums, sie ist schädlich. [op.cit.]

    See Schumann 1783: 128

  2. Dem sa moessoe callie neem foe alla den hedieman foe dem condre.
    Den
    3pl
    sa
    fut
    musu
    must
    kali
    call
    nen
    name
    fu
    of
    ala
    all
    den
    det.pl
    hedeman
    head
    fu
    of
    den
    3pl/det.pl
    kondre.
    village
    They will have to mention the names of all the captains of the/their villages.

    See SPT 1762: 180