Value Relative clause follows noun

Language:
Early Sranan
Parameter:
Order of relative clause and noun
References
Bruyn 1995a: 195ff; Bruyn 1995b

Examples

  1. Bikasi allasanni, dissi buku takki va mi, sa komm so.
    Bikasi
    because
    ala-sani,
    all-thing
    disi
    rel
    buku
    book
    taki
    say
    fu
    of
    mi,
    1sg
    sa
    fut
    kom
    come
    so.
    so
    Because everything that the Book says about me will happen like that.

    See Schumann 1781: 253

  2. Den zomma disi brokke da koffi na zabatim den no moese myki zoo menni balibali lange da zinge.
    Den
    det.pl
    soma
    people
    disi
    rel
    broko
    break
    da
    det.sg
    kofi
    coffee
    na
    at
    sabaten
    evening
    den
    3pl
    no
    neg
    musu
    must
    meki
    make
    so-meni
    so-much
    babari
    shouting
    nanga
    with
    da
    det.sg
    singi.
    singing
    The people that will peel coffee beans tonight (they) mustn’t make so much noise with their singing.
    Dutch: Die daar 's Avonds de Koffi uit de Schil doen die moeten zoo veel geraas niet maaken, met haar Zingen. [op.cit.]

    See van Dyk ca. 1765: 68