Value Adjoined relative clause

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

Examples

  1. Wan uman ben de dapeh, dissi habi wan jeje vo siki sinsi tin na aiti jari.
    Wan
    art.indf.sg
    uma
    woman
    ben
    pst
    de
    cop
    dape,
    there
    disi
    rel
    habi
    have
    wan
    art.indf.sg
    yeye
    spirit
    fu
    of
    siki
    illness
    sensi
    since
    tin
    ten
    na
    at
    aiti
    eight
    yari.
    year
    There was a woman there, who had a spirit of infirmity for eighteen years.

    See Schumann 1781: 176

  2. Soema dée diesie dee aksie na joe.
    Soma
    person
    de
    be.there
    disi
    rel
    de
    asp
    aksi
    ask
    na
    for
    yu.
    2sg
    There are people who are asking for you.
    Dutch: Daar zyn luiden die naar u vraagen. [op.cit.]

    See Weygandt 1798: 92