Value Associative plural marker identical to additive plural marker

Language:
Berbice Dutch
Parameter:
The associative plural
References
Kouwenberg 1994a: 239; Kouwenberg 2007b: 44

Examples

  1. ɛkɛ timi mɛtɛ di hogo skunapu ababaka
    ɛkɛ
    1sg
    timi
    be.able
    mɛtɛ
    with
    di
    the
    hogo
    high
    skun-apu
    shoe-pl
    ababa
    anymore
    ka
    neg
    I cannot cope with high-heeled shoes anymore.

    See Kouwenberg 2007a: 445

  2. ɛkɛ wa stupa so, krɛkɛ ben, ofru hildapo
    ɛkɛ
    1sg
    wa
    pst
    stupu-a
    stop-ipfv
    so,
    so
    krɛkɛ
    creek
    ben,
    inside
    ofru
    over
    hilda-apu
    Hilda-pl
    I was living over there, in the creek, on the other side of Hilda and her family.

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 239

  3. [...] titi o gruja mɛtɛ di tantijapo
    [...]
    [...]
    titi
    when
    o
    3sg
    grui-a
    grow-ipfv
    mɛtɛ
    with
    di
    the
    tanti-apu
    aunt-pl
    [...] when she was growing up with her aunt and family.

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 239