Value Generic-noun-based indefinites

Language:
Berbice Dutch
Parameter:
Indefinite pronouns
References
Kouwenberg 1994a

Examples

  1. kɛnɛ mut mɛto
    kɛnɛ
    person
    mu-tɛ
    go-pfv
    mɛtɛ
    with
    o
    3sg
    Some went with it (i.e. stole it).

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 624

  2. gutu wa gjoftɛkɛ toro
    gutu
    thing
    wa
    pst
    gjof-tɛ
    hit-pfv
    ɛkɛ
    1sg
    toro
    eye
    Something had hit my eye.

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 607