Value Relative pronoun

Language:
Early Sranan
Parameter:
Object relative clauses
References
Bruyn 1995a: 213ff; Bruyn 1995b

Examples

  1. No wan fassie dem sa kan teekie foe hollie wan nengre foe bakara diessie dem sa kissie effie diesie sa ronnowe com na dem.
    Nowan
    no
    fasi
    manner
    den
    3pl
    sa
    fut
    kan
    can
    teki
    take
    fu
    to
    hori
    hold
    wan
    one/art.indf.sg
    nengre
    black
    fu
    of
    bakra
    white
    disi
    rel
    den
    3pl
    sa
    fut
    kisi
    catch
    efi
    or
    disi
    rel
    sa
    fut
    lonwe
    run.away
    kon
    come
    na
    loc
    den.
    3pl
    In no way shall they be permitted to keep a Black belonging to the Whites, whom they shall capture or who shall run away to them.

    See SPT 1762

  2. Oe plee da klosie diesie joe go tekie?
    O=pe
    q=place
    da
    det.sg
    krosi
    cloth
    disi
    rel
    yu
    2sg
    go
    go
    teki?
    take
    Where is the cloth that you were going to get?
    Dutch: Waar is 't goed dat gy hebt gaan haalen. [op.cit.]

    See Weygandt 1798: 109

  3. Bikasi allasanni, dissi buku takki va mi, sa komm so.
    Bikasi
    because
    ala-sani,
    all-thing
    disi
    rel
    buku
    book
    taki
    say
    fu
    of
    mi,
    1sg
    sa
    fut
    kom
    come
    so.
    so
    Because everything that the Book says about me will happen like that.

    See Schumann 1781: 253