Value Identity

Language:
Early Sranan
Parameter:
Motion-to and motion-from
References
Essegbey & Bruyn 2013+; van den Berg 2007: 341ff

Examples

  1. Mi kommotto na inni djari.
    Mi
    1sg
    komoto
    come.out
    na
    loc
    ini
    in(side)
    dyari.
    garden
    I’m coming out of the garden.
    German: Ich komme aus dem Garten (eigentlich: aus dem inwendigen des Gartens.). [op.cit.]

    See Schumann 1783: 75

  2. Mi de go na plantasi.
    Mi
    1sg
    de
    asp
    go
    go
    na
    loc
    pranasi.
    plantation
    I'm going to the plantation.
    German: Ich gehe nach der Plantage. [op.cit.]

    See Schumann 1783: 119

  3. Joe komopo dan na Planasie.
    Yu
    2sg
    komopo
    come.from
    dan
    then
    na
    loc
    pranasi.
    plantation
    You're coming from the plantation then.
    Dutch: Gy komt dan van Plantagie [op.cit.]

    See Weygandt 1798: 103

  4. Kaba dem Phariseman nanga dem bukuman ben [-komm va] <+kommoppo na> alla kondri rombotto.
    Kaba
    and
    den
    det.pl
    Fariseman
    Pharisee
    nanga
    with/and
    den
    det.pl
    bukuman
    scribe
    ben
    pst
    [-kon
    [-come
    fu]
    from]
    <+komopo
    <+come.out
    na>
    loc>
    ala
    all
    kondre
    village
    romboto.
    around
    And the Pharisees and the scribes came from various villages in the area.

    See Schumann 1781: 78