Value Onsets may be complex

Language:
Berbice Dutch
Parameter:
Syllable onsets
References
Kouwenberg 1994a: 293-4

Examples

  1. springhan; strafu; skrifu; astranti
    springhan;
    grasshopper
    strafu;
    punish
    skrifu;
    write
    astranti
    mischievous
    grasshopper; punish; write; mischievous

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 294

  2. plɛkɛ; prusinti; blutu; bwaru; trou; twentiki; drai; glofu; klup; kreu; kwɛkɛ; grun; gwama; floiti; frifu; slem
    plɛkɛ;
    place
    prusinti;
    present
    blutu;
    blood
    bwaru;
    keep
    trou;
    marry
    twentiki;
    twenty
    drai;
    turn
    glofu;
    believe
    klup;
    knock
    kreu;
    cry
    kwɛkɛ;
    basket
    grun;
    green
    gwama;
    mix
    floiti;
    whistle
    frifu;
    rub
    slem
    cleverness
    place; present; blood; keep; marry; twenty; turn; believe; knock; cry; basket; green; mix; whistle; rub; cleverness

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 553-677

  3. di en bara moi ka
    di
    the
    en
    one
    bara
    arm/hand
    moi
    good
    ka
    neg
    His one hand is not good.

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 564