Value Compound reflexive pronoun with emphasizer

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

Examples

  1. Wi no lobbi va tori wi srefi.
    Wi
    1pl
    no
    neg
    lobi
    love
    fu
    to
    tori
    betray
    wi
    1pl
    srefi.
    self
    We don't like to betray ourselves.
    German: Wir klagen uns nicht gern selbst an. [op.cit.]

    See Schumann 1783: 202

  2. Datie joe kan memree na joe srevie.
    Dati
    det
    yu
    2sg
    kan
    can
    memre
    think
    na
    at
    yu
    2sg
    srefi.
    self
    You (yourself) can understand.
    Dutch: Dat kunt gy wel begrypen. [op.cit.]

    See Weygandt 1798: 139

  3. Dem sa moessoe hollie dem serefie allekie dem frieman diesie wie mekie na wie miendrie.
    Den
    3pl
    sa
    fut
    musu
    must
    hori
    hold
    den
    3pl
    srefi
    self
    aleki
    like
    den
    det.pl
    friman
    freeman
    disi
    rel
    wi
    1pl
    meki
    make
    na
    loc
    wi
    1pl
    mindri.
    midst
    They will have to behave themselves like the freemen in our midst whom we set free.

    See SPT 1762: art.11