Value No marking

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

Examples

  1. A ben komm somma, va a lussu wi na didübri hann.
    A
    3sg.sbj
    ben
    pst
    kom
    come
    soma,
    person
    fu
    for
    a
    3sg.sbj
    lusu
    free
    wi
    3pl
    na
    loc
    d'dibri
    devil
    anu.
    hand
    He became human to free us from the devil's hands.
    German: Er ist Mensch worden, um uns aus des Teufels Hand zu erretten. [op.cit.]

    See Schumann 1783: 191

  2. 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