Value Co-occurrence with predicate negation

Language:
Berbice Dutch
Parameter:
Negation and indefinite pronouns
References
Kouwenberg 1994a: 91-96; Kouwenberg 1994b

Examples

  1. tut ju drai wɛrɛ ju drai mɛten gutu ka
    tutu
    until
    ju
    2sg
    drai
    turn
    wɛrɛ
    again
    ju
    2sg
    drai
    turn
    mɛtɛ
    with
    en
    one
    gutu
    thing
    ka
    neg
    When you return, you return with nothing.

    See Kouwenberg 1994b: 249

  2. en kɛnɛ kan kapo ka
    en
    one
    kɛnɛ
    person
    kan
    can
    kapu
    cut
    o
    3sg
    ka
    neg
    Nobody can cut it down. (referring to a certain tree)

    See Kouwenberg 1994b: 249