Value Reflexive pronoun with ‘body’ or body-part

Language:
Early Sranan
Parameter:
Reflexive constructions
References
Bruyn 1989; van den Berg 2007: 46ff

Examples

  1. Wassi ju skin na bilo tu.
    Wasi
    wash
    yu
    2sg
    skin
    body
    na
    loc
    bilo
    below
    tu.
    too
    Wash yourself at the lower part too.
    German: Wasch dich auch unten am Leib. [op.cit.]

    See Schumann 1783: 17

  2. A no kan sheki hem skin.
    A
    3sg.sbj
    no
    neg
    kan
    can
    seki
    shake
    en
    3sg
    skin.
    body
    He can't move.
    German: Er kan sich nicht ruhren. [op.cit.]

    See Schumann 1783: 110