Value Bare fronting (without particle)

Language:
Berbice Dutch
Parameter:
Focusing of the noun phrase
References
Kouwenberg 1994a: 423-436; Kouwenberg 2007b: 41-2

Examples

  1. di gugujap en bi ha
    di
    the
    gu-gu-jɛ-apu
    big-big-nmlz-pl
    eni
    3pl
    bi
    say
    habu
    have
    The big ones they say do have (it).

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 425

  2. én kal glaʃo pitɛk
    en
    one
    kali
    small
    glaʃi
    glass
    o
    3sg
    pi-tɛ
    give-pfv
    ɛkɛ
    1sg
    One tiny glass she gave me.

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 426