Value Generic-noun-based indefinites

Language:
Negerhollands
Parameter:
Indefinite pronouns
References
Josselin de Jong 1926: 11-68

Examples

  1. Am kan gi am ēn gut obu di, as am nu overcharge am.
    Am
    3sg
    kan
    can
    gi
    give
    am
    3sg
    ēn
    a
    gut
    thing
    obu
    over
    di,
    det
    as
    if
    am
    3sg
    nu
    now
    overcharge
    overcharge
    am.
    3sg
    He could give him something more, if he overcharged himself now.

    See Josselin de Jong 1926: 59

  2. Am no kan bətróu fo gi di a ēntēnfuluk.
    Am
    3sg
    no
    neg
    kan
    can
    bətróu
    trust
    fo
    for
    gi
    give
    di
    det
    a
    loc
    ēntēn-fuluk.
    no-people
    He cannot trust to give it to anybody.

    See Josselin de Jong 1926: 61