Value Prepositions

Language:
Berbice Dutch
Parameter:
Order of adposition and noun phrase
References
Kouwenberg 1994a: 191-227; Kouwenberg 1992; Kouwenberg 2007b: 49-50

Examples

  1. ju kan sɛt sondro bita?
    ju
    2sg
    kan
    can
    sɛtɛ
    stay
    sondro
    without
    bita?
    clothes
    Can you live without clothes?

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 201

  2. da mɛt oriso wa jɛnda, afto pakatɛ fan di haspital
    da
    cop
    mɛtɛ
    with
    ori
    3sg
    so
    foc
    o
    3sg
    wa
    pst
    jɛn-da,
    loc.cop-there
    afta
    after
    o
    3sg
    paka-tɛ
    exit-pfv
    fan
    from
    di
    def
    haspital
    hospital
    It is with her that she was staying, after she came out of the hospital.

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 195