Value Identity and differentiation

Language:
Early Sranan
Parameter:
Nominal and verbal conjunction
References
van den Berg 2007: 134, 302; Bruyn 2009: 284; Bruyn 2003

Examples

  1. Em tata nanga em mama dedee.
    En
    3sg
    tata
    father
    nanga
    with/and
    en
    3sg
    mama
    mother
    dede.
    be(come).dead
    His father and his mother are dead.
    Dutch: Zyn ouders zyn dood. [op.cit.]

    See Weygandt 1798: 88

  2. Teh hem tatta en mamma si hem, dem tronnfuru.
    Te
    when
    en
    3sg
    tata
    father
    èn
    and
    mama
    mother
    si
    see
    en,
    3sg
    den
    3pl
    tronfuru.
    be.astonished
    When his father and mother saw him, they were astonished.

    See Schumann 1781: 25

  3. Joe buy gi wini en takki homan potti taffele.
    Yu
    2sg
    boi
    boy
    gi
    give
    wini
    wine
    èn
    and
    taki
    say
    uma
    woman
    poti
    put
    tafra.
    table
    You boy, serve some wine and tell the women to set the table.
    Dutch: Jongen geef Wyn en zeg de Meiden datze de Tafel dekken. [op.cit.]

    See van Dyk ca. 1765: 102

  4. Mi tatta de worko teh tideh, kaba mi de worko tu.
    Mi
    1sg
    tata
    father
    de
    asp
    wroko
    work
    te
    until
    tide,
    today
    kaba
    and
    mi
    1sg
    de
    asp
    wroko
    work
    tu.
    too
    My father is working until today and I keep working too.

    See Schumann 1781: 48